SM U-117

SM U-117

SM U-117 was a Type UE II long-range minelayer submarine of the Imperial German Navy. It was laid down in 1917 at Hamburg, Germany, by Aktiengesellschaft Vulcan and launched on 10 December 1917. It was commissioned in the Imperial German Navy on 28 March 1918 with Kapitänleutnant Otto Dröscher in command. After shakedown, U-117 was posted to the U-Kreuzer Verband (Submarine Cruiser Unit) on 1 June 1918. Over the next five weeks, she completed fitting out at Kiel.

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... flying at an altitude of 1,200 feet bombed and sank U-117 at anchor in smooth water 50 miles (80 km) East of Cape Charles Light Vessel, with twelve 163 pound bombs ...