SM U 89


SM U 89 was laid down by Kaiserlische Werft in Danzig in December 1915, and was launched in October 1916. She was commissioned in June the year after under command of August Mildenberger. During her career she sunk four ships outside Portugal and France, and damaged another one. In January 1918 command was given to Kapitänleutnant Wilhelm Bauck. She was rammed and sunk with all hands lost by the British cruiser HMS Roxburgh outside Malin Head 12. February 1918. The wreck rest today on a depth of 60 meter north of Donegal.

Former names:
SM U 89

215,1 x 20,4 x 12,9 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
757 displ ( surfaced ) Danzig ( D ) 1916  ( D )
55°38' N 7°32' W
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Picture: A German uboat in the Great War
Courtesy of Time

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