WWI U-boat commanders

Ernst Voigt

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/08)

Successes
80 ships sunk with a total of 71,980 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 2,570 GRT

Born:31 Jul 1890  
Died:25 Aug 1917 Dover area 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1908 Seekadett
10 Apr 1909 F√§hnrich zur See
27 Sep 1911 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1914 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
25 Sep 1916  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UB 613 Nov 1915 - 26 Apr 1916
UB 2313 Mar 1916 - 9 Nov 1916
UC 725 Dec 1916 - 25 Aug 1917 (+)

Notes

Date of death approximate. UC 72 hit a mine while returning through the Straits of Dover. The wreck of Voigt's boat was identified in 2013.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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