WWI U-boat commanders

Hans Valentiner

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/07)

Successes
50 ships sunk with a total of 41,829 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 3,976 GRT
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 400 GRT

Born:17 Jun 1888  
Died:19 Dec 1917 off Cape Gris Nez 


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Ranks

3 Apr 1907 Seekadett
21 Apr 1908 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1910 Leutnant zur See
27 Sep 1913 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Friedrich-August Cross (Oldenburg)
27 Aug 1916  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UB 1612 May 1915 - 4 Apr 1916
UB 3717 May 1916 - 6 Nov 1916
UC 7128 Nov 1916 - 25 Apr 1917
UB 5619 Jul 1917 - 19 Dec 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Hans Valentiner

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
3 Jun 1915 UB 16 Boy Horace69br
3 Jun 1915 UB 16 E & C60br
3 Jun 1915 UB 16 Economy69br
12 Jun 1915 UB 16 Leuctra3,027br
23 Jun 1915 UB 16  Tunisiana4,220br
27 Jul 1915 UB 16 Westward Ho47br
28 Jul 1915 UB 16 Mangara1,821br
7 Sep 1915 UB 16 Emblem50br
7 Sep 1915 UB 16 Victorious43br
10 Sep 1915 UB 16 Nimrod51br
 
18 Jan 1916 UB 16 Evelyn55br
18 Jan 1916 UB 16 Foam Crest46br
18 Jan 1916 UB 16 Sunshine52br
6 Mar 1916 UB 16 Springflower59br
6 Mar 1916 UB 16 Young Harry43br
1 Apr 1916 UB 16 Perth653br
3 Apr 1916 UB 16 Elziena Helena121nl
21 Jul 1916 UB 37  Samsø (d.)388da
22 Jul 1916 UB 37 Bams308nw
22 Jul 1916 UB 37 Ida302sw
22 Jul 1916 UB 37 Juno355nw
22 Jul 1916 UB 37 Preference222sw
22 Jul 1916 UB 37 Subra580nw
9 Aug 1916 UB 37  Danevang1,247da
11 Aug 1916 UB 37 Rufus202nw
13 Aug 1916 UB 37 Fremad104nw
13 Aug 1916 UB 37 Pepita261sw
13 Aug 1916 UB 37 Respit473nw
10 Sep 1916 UB 37 Zeemeeuv (p.)400nl
23 Sep 1916 UB 37 Dresden807br
23 Sep 1916 UB 37 Pearl613br
24 Sep 1916 UB 37 Oceanien60fr
25 Sep 1916 UB 37 Afrique1,743fr
24 Oct 1916 UB 37 Twig128br
 
30 Mar 1917 UC 71 Edernian (d.)3,588br
30 Mar 1917 UC 71 Saint Louis III97fr
30 Mar 1917 UC 71 SARCELLE49fr
31 Mar 1917 UC 71 Primrose113br
3 Apr 1917 UC 71 Ellen James165br
4 Apr 1917 UC 71 Pensiero2,632it
5 Apr 1917 UC 71 Gower Coast804br
5 Apr 1917 UC 71 San Fulgencio1,558sp
7 Apr 1917 UC 71 Caminha2,763pt
9 Apr 1917 UC 71 Themistoclis1,895gr
9 Apr 1917 UC 71 Valhall750nw
10 Apr 1917 UC 71 Ranvik5,848nw
12 Apr 1917 UC 71 Edelweiss192fr
18 Apr 1917 UC 71 Heim1,669nw
23 Apr 1917 UC 71 Cenobic16be
13 Nov 1917 UB 56 Atlas989br
13 Nov 1917 UB 56 Axwell1,442br
17 Nov 1917 UB 56 Lalen Mendi2,183sp
21 Nov 1917 UB 56 Maine773fr
 46,205
51 ships sunk (42,229 tons) and 2 ships damaged (3,976 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
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Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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