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SM U-95
Career (German Empire)
Name: U-95
Ordered: 15 September 1915
Builder: Germaniawerft, Kiel
Yard number: Werk 259
Laid down: 29 March 1916
Launched: 20 January 1917
Commissioned: 29 April 1917
Fate: Sunk by unknown cause off Hardelot, France in the second half of January, 1918. 36 dead (all hands lost).
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-95 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I. U-95 was engaged in the naval warfare and took part in the First Battle of the Atlantic. She sank by unknown causes off Hardelot, France, in the second half of January 1918.[1]


Coordinates: 49°59′N 5°12′W / 49.983°N 5.2°W / 49.983; -5.2

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