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SM U-80



   SM U-80 was a Type UE 1, built at Shipyard Vulcan, Hamburg (Werk 62) Ordered 9 Mar 1915, Llaunched 22 Apr 1916 and commissioned 6 Jun 1916

Commanders.
6 Jun 1916 - 31 Jul 1917 Alfred von Glasenapp.
1 Aug 1917 - 30 Oct 1917 Gustav Amberger.
31 Oct 1917 - 22 Dec 1917 Karl Scherb.
23 Dec 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 Karl Koopmann

Her career spanned 17 patrols from 27th Aug 1916 to 11th Nov 1918 with I Flotilla

Successes 25 ships sunk with a total of 48,880 tons. 4 ships damaged with a total of 35,608 tons. 1 ship sunk with a total of 1,025 tons.

  • 4 Nov 1916 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Skerries 4,278 br
  • 18 Dec 1916 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Opal 599 br
  • 19 Dec 1916 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Liverpool 686 br
  • 25 Jan 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Laurentic 14,892 br
  • 15 Feb 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Celtic (damaged) 20,904 br
  • 1 Mar 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Pheasant (hms) 1,025 br
  • 3 Mar 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Hermes 785 nw
  • 10 Mar 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp San Eduardo (damaged) 6,225 br
  • 16 Mar 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Motagua (damaged) 5,977 br
  • 17 Apr 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Gisella (damaged) 2,502 br
  • 7 May 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp H. H. Petersen 192 da
  • 7 May 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Sophie 237 da
  • 9 May 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Hans Broge 1,432 da
  • 11 May 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Anna Alwina 364 ru
  • 11 May 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Calchas 6,748 br
  • 21 May 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Senator 211 br
  • 1 Jul 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Don Emilio 3,651 br
  • 15 Aug 1917 U 80 Gustav Amberger Hylas 4,240 br
  • 16 Aug 1917 U 80 Gustav Amberger Caroline Kock 316 da
  • 20 Aug 1917 U 80 Alfred von Glasenapp Kirkland 224 br
  • 25 Aug 1917 U 80 Gustav Amberger Junona 3,462 ru
  • 6 Sep 1917 U 80 Gustav Amberger Tuskar 1,159 br
  • 17 Dec 1917 U 80 Karl Scherb Neptune 50 br
  • 19 Dec 1917 U 80 Karl Scherb Arno 1,386 da
  • 23 Apr 1918 U 80 Karl Koopmann Plethos 210 br
  • 5 Jun 1918 U 80 Karl Koopmann Anton 1,036 sw
  • 29 Jun 1918 U 80 Karl Koopmann Midtsjö 185 nw
  • 3 Jul 1918 U 80 Karl Koopmann Gripen 1,191 sw
  • 3 Jul 1918 U 80 Karl Koopmann P. C. Peterson 673 nw
  • 9 Sep 1918 U 80 Karl Koopmann Helvetia 673 nw

On the 16th Jan 1919 she was surrendered and was broken up at Swansea in 1922.

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