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SM U-65



11th May 1916 U-Boat Index - WW1  SM U-65

Type U 63 Shipyard Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 249) Ordered 17 May 1915 Laid down 4 Jun 1915 Launched 21 Mar 1916 Commissioned 11 May 1916

Commanders.
11 May 1916 - 18 Jul 1918 Hermann von Fischel.
19 Aug 1918 - 29 Sep 1918 Gustav Sieß.
30 Sep 1918 - 28 Oct 1918 Clemens Wickel

Career 11 patrols.
2 Jul 1916 - 18 Nov 1916 IV Flotilla.
18 Nov 1916 - 28 Oct 1918 Pola/Mittelmeer I Flotilla

Successes 48 ships sunk with a total of 76,774 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 8,402 tons.

  • 4 Dec 1916 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Caledonia 9,223 br
  • 17 Feb 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Athos 12,644 fr
  • 24 Feb 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Venere 290 it
  • 28 Feb 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Emanciato 30 it
  • 1 Mar 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Nicolaos 1,215 gr
  • 1 Mar 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Teresina 212 it
  • 2 Mar 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel San Vincenza F. 52 it
  • 6 Mar 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Porto Di Smirne 2,576 it
  • 1 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Maria T. 45 it
  • 1 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Maria Santissima D. Grazie 35 it
  • 2 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Britannia 3,129 br
  • 3 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Maria Ferrara 106 it
  • 5 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Calliope 3,829 br
  • 7 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Trefusis 2,642 br
  • 8 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Lucia 138 it
  • 8 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Papa Gian Battista 138 it
  • 11 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Tremorvah 3,654 br
  • 12 Apr 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Angela M. 187 it
  • 21 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Ampleforth 3,873 br
  • 21 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Don Diego 3,632 br
  • 23 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel England 3,798 br
  • 23 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Maria Febronia Antonina 55 it
  • 24 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Sant Antonio Di Padova 184 it
  • 25 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Diego Russo 113 it
  • 25 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Natale Monaco 57 it
  • 25 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Rosina R. 54 it
  • 25 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Vincenzino C. 54 it
  • 26 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Angelo Padre 50 it
  • 26 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Umaria 5,317 br
  • 27 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Luigi 137 it
  • 27 May 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Maria Giuseppe 26 it
  • 4 Jun 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Manchester Trader 3,938 br
  • 7 Jun 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Rosa M 64 it
  • 5 Jul 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Ciboure 2,388 fr
  • 6 Jul 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Roma 52 it
  • 8 Jul 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel L'immortale Leone 133 it
  • 24 Nov 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Enna 1,814 it
  • 1 Dec 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Citta Di Sassari 2,167 it
  • 2 Dec 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Carlino 94 it
  • 2 Dec 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel La Margherita 41 it
  • 2 Dec 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel San Antonio Il Vittorioso 45 it
  • 3 Dec 1917 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Angelo (damaged) 542 it
  • 25 Jan 1918 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Giuseppe O. 74 it
  • 27 Jun 1918 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Sotolongo 3,009 sp
  • 1 Jul 1918 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Monte Cristo 622 fr
  • 4 Jul 1918 U 65 Hermann von Fischel Merida (damaged) 5,951 br
  • 2 Sep 1918 U 65 Gustav Sieß San Andres 3,314 br
  • 12 Sep 1918 U 65 Gustav Sieß Chao Chow Fu (damaged) 1,909 br
  • 12 Sep 1918 U 65 Gustav Sieß Sarnia 1,498 br
  • 14 Sep 1918 U 65 Gustav Sieß Ioanna No. 45 9 br
  • 15 Sep 1918 U 65 Gustav Sieß Ioanna No. 37 17 br

Fate 28 Oct 1918 - Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E during the evacuation from there.

There was another U 65 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 6 Nov 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 15 Feb 1940.

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