The German Type UE I submarine was an ocean-going single-hull submarine with saddle tanks built by AG Vulkan in Hamburg and Kaiserliche Werft Danzig. The Type UE I was equipped with two six-cylinder Benz engines for 900 horsepower (670 kW) for a surface top speed of 9.6 knots to 10.6 knots. Armed with a single torpedo tube forward and aft, plus one 8.8 cm (3.5 in) SK L/30 deck gun, its main weapon were the 38 mines in two minelaying tubes. The boats were crewed by four officers and 28 men for a complement of 32.
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