WWI U-boat commanders

Ernst Voigt

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/08)

80 ships sunk with a total of 71,977 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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27 Sep 1911Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1914Oberleutnant zur See


Iron Cross 2nd class
Iron Cross 1st class
25 Sep 1916Hausorden von 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 (+)


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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