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Bundesarchiv_DVM_10_Bild-23-63-66_U-Boot_U_36

U-36 Type VIIA Ordered 25 Mar 1935 Laid down 2 Mar 1936 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 559) Launched 4 Nov 1936 Commissioned 16 Dec 1936 Kptlt. Klaus Ewerth Commanders 16 Dec 1936 - 31 Oct 1938 Klaus Ewerth 1 Feb 1939 - 4 Dec 1939 KrvKpt. Wilhelm Fröhlich Career 2 patrols 16 Dec 1936 - 1 Aug 1939 U-Bootschulflottille (school boat) 1 Sep 1939 - 4 Dec 1939 2. Flottille (front boat) Successes 2 ships sunk for a total of 2,813 GRT 1 ship captured for a total of 1,617 GRT Fate Sunk 4 Dec, 1939 in the North Sea south-west of Kristiansand, in position 57.00N, 05.20E, by a torpedo from the British submarine HMS Salmon. 40 dead (all hands lost).

Bundesarchiv_DVM_10_Bild-23-63-66_U-Boot_U_36
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