WWI U-boat commanders

Ernst Steindorff

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
29 ships sunk with a total of 40,297 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 995 tons
6 ships damaged with a total of 24,233 GRT

Born:17 May 1891  
Died:26 May 1918 English Channel 

Ernst Steindorff

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
20 Apr 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UB 1220 Jan 1917 - 7 Aug 1917
UC 7114 Sep 1917 - 28 Jan 1918
UB 7431 Jan 1918 - 26 May 1918 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Ernst Steindorff

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
13 Mar 1917 UB 12 Elisabeth302fr
18 Mar 1917 UB 12 Duchess Of Montrose322br
23 Mar 1917 UB 12 Laforey (hms)995br
20 Apr 1917 UB 12 Nepaulin314br
26 Apr 1917 UB 12 Alhama1,744br
10 Jun 1917 UB 12 Dulwich1,460br
10 Jul 1917 UB 12 Jupiter I263fr
22 Sep 1917 UC 71 Matti (d.)2,139nw
22 Sep 1917 UC 71  Trongate2,553br
23 Sep 1917 UC 71 Hornsund3,646br
24 Sep 1917 UC 71 Leka1,845nw
31 Oct 1917 UC 71 Estrellano1,161br
5 Nov 1917 UC 71  Alcedo983am
6 Dec 1917 UC 71 Apley222br
6 Dec 1917 UC 71  Wyndhurst570br
6 Dec 1917 UC 71 Braeside569br
24 Dec 1917 UC 71 Luciston2,877br
25 Dec 1917 UC 71 Espagne1,463be
25 Dec 1917 UC 71 Hyacinthus (d.)5,756br
27 Dec 1917 UC 71 P. L. M. 42,640fr
28 Dec 1917 UC 71 Fallodon3,012br
28 Dec 1917 UC 71 Piscatorial Ii93br
29 Dec 1917 UC 71 Sapper276br
 
18 Jan 1918 UC 71 Gambri274br
20 Jan 1918 UC 71 Harmonides (d.)3,521br
23 Jan 1918 UC 71 Aalesund414nw
26 Feb 1918 UB 74 Greavesash1,263br
26 Feb 1918 UB 74 Romny1,024br
7 Apr 1918 UB 74 Rye986br
10 Apr 1918 UB 74 Paul Paix (d.)4,196br
12 Apr 1918 UB 74 Luisa3,603sp
14 Apr 1918 UB 74 Maroc2,808fr
15 Apr 1918 UB 74 Tanfield (d.)4,538br
18 May 1918 UB 74 John G. Mccullough1,985am
23 May 1918 UB 74 Skaraas1,625br
25 May 1918 UB 74 Anne (d.)4,083br
 65,525
30 ships sunk (41,292 tons) and 6 ships damaged (24,233 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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