WWI U-boat commanders

Wilhelm Kiel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/08)

Successes
38 ships sunk with a total of 39,304 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 21,157 GRT

Born:6 Sep 1889  
Died:19 Feb 1917 English Channel 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1908 Seekadett
10 Apr 1909 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1911 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1914 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

prewar  Military Honor Medal
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UB 1221 Nov 1915 - 25 Jun 1916
UC 1815 Aug 1916 - 19 Feb 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Wilhelm Kiel

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
21 Feb 1916 UB 12 La Petite Henriette92be
21 Feb 1916 UB 12 Oleander34br
21 Feb 1916 UB 12 W.E. Brown58br
10 Apr 1916 UB 12  Silksworth Hall4,777br
3 Nov 1916 UC 18 Glenprosen224br
5 Nov 1916 UC 18 Cantatrice302br
9 Nov 1916 UC 18 Fair Maid432br
9 Nov 1916 UC 18 Marga674br
10 Nov 1916 UC 18 H.m.w.93br
13 Nov 1916 UC 18 Lilloise165fr
15 Nov 1916 UC 18 Lake Michigan (d.)9,288br
16 Nov 1916 UC 18 Trevarrack4,199br
11 Dec 1916 UC 18  Inger786da
14 Dec 1916 UC 18 Glencoe2,560br
14 Dec 1916 UC 18 Leca1,911pt
15 Dec 1916 UC 18 Rogn1,028nw
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 Cascais835pt
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 Immaculee Conception246fr
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 Prima1,233nw
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 Prosper Leon42fr
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 Saint Yves325fr
18 Dec 1916 UC 18 Kansan (d.)7,913am
22 Dec 1916 UC 18 Amedee130fr
22 Dec 1916 UC 18 Dansborg2,242da
22 Dec 1916 UC 18  Hroptatyr1,300da
 
12 Jan 1917 UC 18 Saint Michel419fr
13 Jan 1917 UC 18 Toftwood3,082br
14 Jan 1917 UC 18 Martin1,904br
15 Jan 1917 UC 18 Bernadette128fr
15 Jan 1917 UC 18 Otto401nw
16 Jan 1917 UC 18 City Of Tampico1,513nw
17 Jan 1917 UC 18 Jeune France126fr
17 Jan 1917 UC 18 Valle2,365sp
18 Jan 1917 UC 18 Louis Joseph197fr
18 Jan 1917 UC 18 Louise101fr
19 Jan 1917 UC 18  Klampenborg1,785da
19 Jan 1917 UC 18 Parahyba2,606ur
20 Jan 1917 UC 18 Phoebe (d.)3,956fr
22 Jan 1917 UC 18 Aurelie89fr
18 Feb 1917 UC 18 Netherton199br
19 Feb 1917 UC 18 Lady Olive701br
 60,461
38 ships sunk (39,304 tons) and 3 ships damaged (21,157 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
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Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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