german Imperial German Navy - Kaiserliche Marine (1903-1919) U-64 [+1918]
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nationality german
purpose war
type submarine
subtype/class U 63 class submarine (ger.)
propulsion diesel and batteries
date built 1915
weight (tons) 927  disp (subm)
dimensions 68.4 x 6.3 x 4 m
material steel
engine diesel engines (2200 hp), electric motor (1200 hp)
armament 6 torpedoes, 4 T.T. 2 fwd and 2 aft, 1 x 88 mm deck gun
power 2200  h.p.
speed 16.5  knots
yard no. 248
about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
other reasons depth charge
date lost 17/06/1918  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.38rank: 609
about people
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft A. G., Kiel
Imperial German Navy - Kaiserliche Marine (1903-1919)
captain Moraht, Robert
complement 36~43
about the wreck
depth (m.) 550 max. / -- min. (m)
war grave
entered by Claes Johnny
entered 25/09/2007
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last update 14/02/2011
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Claes Johnny25/09/2007Damaged by D/C from HMS Lychnis, she surfaced and received a hail of fire until sinking at 38.07N 10.27E. 38 dead and 5 survivors.
Lettens Jan03/04/2010On 19th March 1917, U-64 torpedoed and sank Danton, a French Cruiser, with heavy loss of life.
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Imperial German Navy - Kaiserliche Marine (1903-1919)

Kaiserliche Marine or the German Imperial Navy is the name for the German Navy between 1903 and 1919. Most of the ships had a prefix SMS, Seine Majestäts Schiff, which is the equivalent of HMS, Her/His Majesty's Ship.

This Navy should not be confused with Reichsmarine (1920-1935) or Kriegsmarine (1935-1945).
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 Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft A. G., Kiel
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft was a German shipbuilding company, located at Kiel, and one of the largest and most important builders of U-boats for the Kaiserliche Marine in World War I and the Kriegsmarine in World War II
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