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SM U-25



1st September 1914 U-Boat Index - WW1  SM U-25

Type U 23 Shipyard Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 179) Ordered 18 Mar 1911 Laid down 7 May 1912 Launched 12 Jul 1913 Commissioned 9 May 1914.
Commanders.
9 May 1914 - 15 Sep 1915 Otto WŁnsche

Career 3 patrols.
start date unknown - 11 Nov 1918 training Flotilla
1 Aug 1914 - end date unknown IV Flotilla

Successes 21 ships sunk with a total of 14,145 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 163 tons.

  • 7 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Glittertind 717 nw
  • 7 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Nottingham 165 br
  • 7 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Pentland 204 br
  • 7 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Saturn 183 br
  • 7 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Velocity 186 br
  • 9 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Cardiff 163 br
  • 9 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Castor 182 br
  • 9 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche J. Leyman 197 br
  • 9 Jun 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Tunisian 211 br
  • 4 Jul 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Sunbeam 132 br
  • 8 Jul 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Anna 2,000 ru
  • 8 Jul 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Guido 2,093 br
  • 9 Jul 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Nordaas 1,111 nw
  • 11 Jul 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Hainton 156 br
  • 11 Jul 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Syrian 176 br
  • 11 Jul 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Fleetwood (damaged) 163 br
  • 6 Aug 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Maj 920 sw
  • 7 Aug 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Norman 1,060 nw
  • 10 Aug 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Aura 396 nw
  • 14 Aug 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Albis 1,381 nw
  • 17 Aug 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Mineral 649 nw
  • 19 Aug 1915 U 25 Otto WŁnsche Bras 1,863 nw

Fate 23 Feb 1919 - Surrendered to France. Broken up at Cherburg in 1921-2.

There was another U 25 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 14 Feb 1936 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 6 Apr 1936.

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