|Ordered||20 Jul 1934|
|Laid down||22 Apr 1935||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 544)|
|Launched||13 Aug 1935|
|Commissioned||9 Sep 1935||Oblt. Heinz Scheringer|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 6,356 GRT|
Decommissioned 1 August 1944 in Gotenhafen (today Gdynia, Poland) and cannibalized for spare parts. In early 1945 hulk was towed west to Stolpmünde (today Utska, Poland) and captured by Soviet forces on 9 March 1945.
Scuttled in late 1945 in Stolpmünde harbor by Russians after being inspected by the Tripartite Naval Commission (TNC) on 28 August 1945. Raised by the Polish harbor authority in 1950 and broken up in 1951.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-10 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Pig with Umbrella
There was another U-10 in World War One
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 24 Jan 1911 and commissioned into the Imperial Navy on 31 Aug 1911. The Naval war in WWI was brought to an end with the Armistice signed on 11 Nov, 1918. Read about SM U 10 during WWI.
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