WWI U-boat commanders

Johannes Ries

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
7 ships sunk with a total of 13,249 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 14,426 GRT

Born:8 Jul 1891  
Died:14 Jul 1918 English Channel 


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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

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Military Merit Order (Bavaria)
 General Honor Decoration (Hesse)

U-boat Commands

UB 171 Oct 1917 - 9 Jan 1918
UB 8826 Jan 1918 - 15 Feb 1918
UC 7730 Jan 1918 - 14 Jul 1918 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Johannes Ries

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
10 Dec 1917 UB 17 Forward40br
 
7 Mar 1918 UC 77 Cliffside (d.)4,969br
10 Mar 1918 UC 77 Skrymer1,476nw
18 Mar 1918 UC 77 Baygitano3,073br
15 Apr 1918 UC 77 City Of Winchester (d.)7,981br
15 Apr 1918 UC 77 Pomeranian4,241br
6 Jun 1918 UC 77 Huntsland2,871br
9 Jun 1918 UC 77 Moidart1,303br
10 Jun 1918 UC 77 Saint Barthelemy (d.)1,476fr
14 Jun 1918 UC 77 Princess Olga245br
 27,675
7 ships sunk (13,249 tons) and 3 ships damaged (14,426 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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