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 Fähnrich 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.

Ships hit by Ernst Voigt

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
27 Jan 1916 UB 6 Crystal57br
17 Mar 1916 UB 6 Ask (d.)1,041sw
31 Mar 1916 UB 6  Hollandia1,115sw
4 Jul 1916 UB 23 Queen Bee34br
5 Jul 1916 UB 23 Annie Anderson77br
5 Jul 1916 UB 23 Peep O’ Day52br
6 Jul 1916 UB 23 Girl Bessie62br
6 Jul 1916 UB 23 Nancy Hunnam58br
6 Jul 1916 UB 23 Newark Castle85br
6 Jul 1916 UB 23 Petunia58br
6 Jul 1916 UB 23 Watchful52br
24 Jul 1916 UB 23 Mary560nw
26 Jul 1916 UB 23 Kentigern796nw
27 Jul 1916 UB 23 Agenda226nw
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Andrewina50br
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Good Design40br
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Jane Stewart15br
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Janet Ovenstone15br
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Johan49br
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Renown61br
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Speedwell11br
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Spero Meliora11br
28 Jul 1916 UB 23 Volunteer15br
3 Sep 1916 UB 23 General Archinard355fr
6 Sep 1916 UB 23 Britannia48br
7 Sep 1916 UB 23 Emma19fr
7 Sep 1916 UB 23 Farfadet17fr
7 Sep 1916 UB 23 Jeanne D’arc17fr
7 Sep 1916 UB 23 Leonine20fr
8 Sep 1916 UB 23 Marie Louise157fr
8 Sep 1916 UB 23 Mayo1,880sp
9 Sep 1916 UB 23 Gemma3,111it
9 Sep 1916 UB 23 Remora92fr
21 Oct 1916 UB 23 Julia166fr
21 Oct 1916 UB 23 Snestad2,350nw
23 Oct 1916 UB 23 Alf196da
23 Oct 1916 UB 23 ANTOINE ALLOSIA29fr
23 Oct 1916 UB 23 Saint Pierre151fr
23 Oct 1916 UB 23 Venus Ii784nw
26 Oct 1916 UB 23 Saint Yves165fr
 
13 Mar 1917 UC 72 Reward172br
24 Mar 1917 UC 72 Kings Grey (d.)338br
1 Apr 1917 UC 72 Eastern Belle97br
26 Apr 1917 UC 72 Plantin84br
27 Apr 1917 UC 72 Good Hope89br
29 Apr 1917 UC 72 Bayonnais20fr
29 Apr 1917 UC 72 EUGENIE ET LUCIE34fr
29 Apr 1917 UC 72 FRERE DES CINQ SOEURS20fr
29 Apr 1917 UC 72 Petit Ernest20fr
1 May 1917 UC 72 Acacia9fr
1 May 1917 UC 72 Antigone15fr
1 May 1917 UC 72 Camille Amelie21fr
2 May 1917 UC 72 Cancalais231fr
2 May 1917 UC 72 Keryado175fr
2 May 1917 UC 72 Victoire290fr
2 May 1917 UC 72 Russie127fr
2 May 1917 UC 72 Yvonne100fr
4 May 1917 UC 72 Mamelena Ix115sp
4 May 1917 UC 72 Mamelena Xii111sp
4 May 1917 UC 72 Marne Ii250fr
4 May 1917 UC 72 Verdun250fr
5 May 1917 UC 72 Nydal1,809nw
6 May 1917 UC 72 Francesco3,438it
28 May 1917 UC 72 Detlef Wagner225br
2 Jun 1917 UC 72 Ereaga2,233sp
2 Jun 1917 UC 72 Skarpsno1,766nw
2 Jun 1917 UC 72 St. Sunniva1,140nw
3 Jun 1917 UC 72 Rosario1,565ur
6 Jun 1917 UC 72 Saint Eloi1,993fr
8 Jun 1917 UC 72 Sequana5,557fr
3 Jul 1917 UC 72 Henrik3,928nw
7 Jul 1917 UC 72 Massapequa3,193am
8 Jul 1917 UC 72 Cambronne1,863fr
8 Jul 1917 UC 72  M. I. Mandal1,886da
8 Jul 1917 UC 72 Mary W. Bowen2,153am
9 Jul 1917 UC 72 Ceres296fr
11 Jul 1917 UC 72 Anglo-patagonian5,017br
15 Jul 1917 UC 72 Trelissick4,168br
16 Aug 1917 UC 72 Delphic8,273br
17 Aug 1917 UC 72 Meuse Ii5,270fr
19 Aug 1917 UC 72 Penshurst (d.)1,191br
21 Aug 1917 UC 72 Hs 4121br
21 Aug 1917 UC 72 Rb 6800br
 74,550
80 ships sunk (71,980 tons) and 3 ships damaged (2,570 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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