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SM U-105
Career (German Empire)
Name: U-105
Ordered: 5 May 1916
Builder: Germaniawerft, Kiel
Yard number: Werk 274
Launched: 16 May 1917
Commissioned: 4 July 1917
Renamed: Jean Autric
Struck: 27 January 1937
Fate: Surrendered to France 20 Nov 1918
General characteristics
Class & type: German Type U 93 submarine
Displacement: 808 tons (surfaced)
946 tons (submerged)
1160 tons (total)
Length: 70.60 m (overall)
55.55 m (pressure hull)
Beam: 6.30 m (overall)
4.15 m (pressure hull)
Draught: 4.02 m
Propulsion: 2400 hp (surfaced)
1200 hp (submerged)
Speed: 16.8 knots (surfaced)
9.1 knots (submerged)
Range: 11,220 miles (surfaced) 56 miles (submerged)
Complement: 39 men
Armament: 16 torpedoes (4/2 in bow/stern tubes)
105mm deck gun with 220 rounds
88mm deck gun

SM U-105 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I. U-105 was engaged in the naval warfare and took part in the First Battle of the Atlantic. After the war she was ceded to France, where the unit served as Jean Autric until being scrapped in 1938.[1]


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