WWI U-boat commanders

Walter Remy

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/01)

Successes
32 ships sunk with a total of 85,327 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 3,405 GRT

Born:1 Jul 1883 Gera, Thüringen 
Died:15 Jan 1965 Schliersee, Bayern 

Walter Remy

Ranks

10 Apr 1901 Seekadett
22 Apr 1902 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1904 Leutnant zur See
27 Apr 1907 Oberleutnant zur See
25 Apr 1912 Kapitänleutnant
28 Dec 1919 Korvettenkapitän (Charakter)
28 Dec 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Friedrich Order (Württemberg)
24 Apr 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 244 Jun 1916 - 10 Jul 1917
U 902 Aug 1917 - 31 Jul 1918

Notes

9.1918 KL Remy was appointed as commander of the new U 137 still completing at Kiel. This boat would never be commissioned due to the war’s end.

Ships hit by Walter Remy

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
11 Jul 1916 U 24 Nellie Nutten174br
30 Oct 1916 U 24 Nellie Bruce192br
10 Dec 1916 U 24 Agder305nw
 
21 Mar 1917 U 24 Stanley3,987br
22 Mar 1917 U 24 Svendsholm1,998nw
27 Mar 1917 U 24 Glenogle7,682br
28 Mar 1917 U 24 Cannizaro6,133br
18 Jun 1917 U 24 Elele6,557br
18 Jun 1917 U 24 English Monarch4,947br
25 Sep 1917 U 90 Union Republicaine44fr
27 Sep 1917 U 90 Deux Jeannes50fr
27 Sep 1917 U 90 Liberte49fr
27 Sep 1917 U 90 Peuples Freres41fr
30 Sep 1917 U 90 Drake2,267br
30 Sep 1917 U 90 Heron885br
1 Oct 1917 U 90 Neuilly2,186fr
3 Oct 1917 U 90 Jeannette226fr
20 Nov 1917 U 90 Robert Morris146br
21 Nov 1917 U 90 Aros Castle4,460br
 
22 Jan 1918 U 90 Corton (d.)3,405br
22 Jan 1918 U 90 Victor De Chavarri2,957sp
24 Jan 1918 U 90 Charles78br
25 Jan 1918 U 90 Normandy618br
26 Jan 1918 U 90 Union677fr
30 Jan 1918 U 90 Lindeskov1,254da
31 Jan 1918 U 90 Martin Gust248ru
1 Feb 1918 U 90 Arrino4,484br
16 Mar 1918 U 90 Oilfield4,000br
28 Mar 1918 U 90 City Of Winchester114br
8 Apr 1918 U 90 Superb489nw
29 May 1918 U 90 Begum4,646br
29 May 1918 U 90 Carlton5,265br
31 May 1918 U 90  President Lincoln18,168am
 88,732
32 ships sunk (85,327 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,405 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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