WWI U-boat commanders

Horst Obermüller

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
9 ships sunk with a total of 42,331 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 785 tons
1 ship damaged with a total of 5,684 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 7,350 tons

Born:12 Nov 1890  
Died:  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1909 Seekadett
12 Apr 1910 Fähnrich zur See
19 Sep 1912 Leutnant zur See
2 May 1915 Oberleutnant zur See
17 Nov 1919 Kapitänleutnant (Charakter)
17 Nov 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Order of the Zähringer Lion (Baden)
21 Jan 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UB 439 Apr 1917 - 15 Jul 1917
UC 3416 Jul 1917 - 14 Jul 1918
UB 1322 Nov 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Horst Obermüller

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
1 May 1917 UB 43 British Sun5,565br
7 May 1917 UB 43 Repton2,881br
26 May 1917 UB 43 Dorothy4,494gr
10 Jun 1917 UB 43  Grafton (d.)7,350br
13 Sep 1917 UC 34 Bengali (d.)5,684br
25 Oct 1917 UC 34 Euston2,841br
12 Nov 1917 UC 34 Barbary4,185br
30 Dec 1917 UC 34  Aragon9,588br
30 Dec 1917 UC 34  Attack785br
31 Dec 1917 UC 34 Osmanieh4,041br
 
8 Apr 1918 UC 34 Bengali5,684br
9 Apr 1918 UC 34 Vasconia3,052nw
 56,150
10 ships sunk (43,116 tons) and 2 ships damaged (13,034 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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