Some 187, or almost half, of the 380 U-boats used by the German navy in World War I were lost. Several U-boats with the German Imperial Navy are still considered missing today. Lists provide precise details on which of the U-boats the German naval forces had lost by the time the war ended in November 1918. Here, SM U-118, a German minelaying submarine, lies on the beach in Hastings, Sussex, after running aground while been towed to France to be broken up for scrap in April 1919.
4.1 in light cruiser SMS Konigsberg trapped in the Rufiji delta in what is now Tanzania, 1915. After several British attempts to destroy her, shallow bottom monitors finally succeeded late that year. Her guns were salvaged by her crew, which fought on with German East African forces in one of the least known campaigns of the war.