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SM U-96



11th April 1917 U-Boat Index - WW1  SM U-96 Type U 93 Shipyard Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 260) Ordered 15 Sep 1915 Laid down 12 Jan 1916 Launched 15 Feb 1917 Commissioned 11 Apr 1917

Commanders.
11 Apr 1917 - 31 Aug 1918 Heinrich Jeß

Career 9 patrols.
24 May 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 IV Flotilla

Successes 31 ships sunk with a total of 95,253 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 16,220 tons.

  • 2 Jun 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Shamrock 170 br
  • 2 Jun 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß St. Bernard 186 br
  • 8 Jun 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Orator 3,563 br
  • 9 Jun 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Baron Cawdor 4,316 br
  • 14 Jul 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Emanuel 203 da
  • 21 Jul 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Paddington 5,084 br
  • 23 Jul 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Radioleine (damaged) 4,029 fr
  • 29 Jul 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Anitra 593 nw
  • 1 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Carrabin 2,739 br
  • 3 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Hurst 4,718 br
  • 4 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Rupee 39 br
  • 4 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Young Clifford 47 br
  • 6 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Bedale 2,116 br
  • 8 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Greldon 3,322 br
  • 8 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Memphian 6,305 br
  • 9 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Champagne 5,360 br
  • 9 Oct 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Peshawur 7,634 br
  • 23 Nov 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß La Blanca 7,479 br
  • 24 Nov 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Sabia 2,807 br
  • 26 Nov 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Drot 2,923 nw
  • 28 Nov 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Agenoria (damaged) 2,977 br
  • 28 Nov 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Apapa 7,832 br
  • 30 Nov 1917 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Derbent 3,178 br
  • 20 Mar 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Custodian (damaged) 9,214 br
  • 25 Mar 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Destro 859 br
  • 28 Mar 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Inkosi 3,661 br
  • 30 Mar 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Geraldine 61 br
  • 30 Mar 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß St. Michan 43 br
  • 31 Mar 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Conargo 4,312 br
  • 27 May 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Michiel Taal Johsz 86 nl
  • 5 Jun 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Polwell 2,013 br
  • 9 Jun 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Vandalia 7,333 br
  • 4 Aug 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Reinhard 239 ru
  • 7 Aug 1918 U 96 Heinrich Jeß Highland Harris 6,032 br

Fate 20 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Broken up at Bo'ness in 1919-20.

There was another U 96 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 1 Aug 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 14 Sep 1940.

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