Category: Wrecks Country: Croatia

German submarine UC-53

Lat: 44.866673768301 Lng: 13.833338459536
German submarine UC-53
The submarine UC-53 was a German Type UC II minelaying submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy  during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 12 January 1916 and was launched on 27 February 1917. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 5 April 1917 as SM UC-53. In eight patrols UC-53 was credited with sinking 47 ships, either by torpedo or by mines laid. UC-53 was scuttled at Pola on 28 October 1918 on the surrender of Austria-Hungary.
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