SM U-124

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For other ships of the same name, see German submarine U-124.
Career (German Empire)
Name: U-124
Ordered: 27 May 1916
Builder: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg
Launched: 28 March 1918
Commissioned: 12 July 1918
Fate: Surrendered 1 December 1918
General characteristics
Class and type: German Type UE II submarine Imported from Wikidata (?)
Type: Type UE II minelayer submarine
Displacement: 1,164 long tons (1,183 t) surfaced
1,512 long tons (1,536 t) submerged
Length: 81.5 m (267 ft) o/a
Beam: 7.42 m (24.3 ft)
Draught: 4.22 m (13.8 ft)
Propulsion: 2 shafts
2 × diesel engines, 1,200 hp (895 kW)
2 × electric motors, 600 hp (447 kW)
Speed: 11.5 knots (21.3 km/h; 13.2 mph) surfaced
7 knots (13 km/h; 8.1 mph) submerged
Range: 12,500 nmi (23,200 km; 14,400 mi) at 8 kn (15 km/h; 9.2 mph) surfaced
53 nmi (98 km; 61 mi) at 4.5 kn (8.3 km/h; 5.2 mph) submerged
Test depth: 75 m (246 ft)
Complement: 4 officers
36 crew
Armament: • 4 × 50 cm (19.7 in) internal bow torpedo tubes
• 2 × internal stern tubes
• 1 × 88 mm and 1 × 150 mm deck gun
• 42 × mines
Service record
Commanders: Kptlt Rolf Carls[1]
12 Jul 1918 – 11 Nov 1918
Operations: None
Victories: None

SM U-124 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I. U-124 was engaged in the naval warfare and took part in the First Battle of the Atlantic under the command of Kapitänleutnant Rolf Carls (later a Generaladmiral in the Kriegsmarine). [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rolf Carls". Uboat.net. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "U-124". Retrieved 21 January 2010.