WWI U-boat commanders

Freiherr Georg-Günther von Forstner

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 4/00)

Successes
24 ships sunk with a total of 54,587 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 6,723 GRT
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 3,226 GRT

Born:21 Nov 1882  
Died:29 Oct 1940  


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Ranks

7 Apr 1900 Seekadett
19 Apr 1901 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1903 Leutnant zur See
21 Mar 1905 Oberleutnant zur See
22 Mar 1910 Kapitänleutnant
28 Apr 1918 Korvettenkapitän
9 Jul 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

prewar  Lifesaving Medal
prewar  Order of Leopold (Belgium)
prewar  Order of the Red Eagle
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Friedrich-August Cross (Oldenburg)

U-boat Commands

U 281 Aug 1914 - 14 Jun 1916

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Georg-Günther von Forstner

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
17 Mar 1915 U 28 Leeuwarden990br
18 Mar 1915 U 28  Zaanstrom (p.)1,657nl
18 Mar 1915 U 28  Batavier V (p.)1,569nl
25 Mar 1915 U 28 Medea1,235nl
27 Mar 1915 U 28 Aguila2,114br
27 Mar 1915 U 28 South Point3,837br
27 Mar 1915 U 28 Vosges1,295br
28 Mar 1915 U 28  Falaba4,806br
29 Mar 1915 U 28  Flaminian3,500br
29 Mar 1915 U 28  Theseus (d.)6,723br
30 Mar 1915 U 28 Crown Of Castile4,505br
30 Jul 1915 U 28 Iberian5,223br
31 Jul 1915 U 28 Nugget405br
31 Jul 1915 U 28 Turquoise486br
1 Aug 1915 U 28  Benvorlich3,381br
1 Aug 1915 U 28 Clintonia3,830br
1 Aug 1915 U 28 Koophandel1,736be
1 Aug 1915 U 28 Ranza2,320br
2 Aug 1915 U 28  Portia494br
3 Aug 1915 U 28 Costello1,591br
4 Aug 1915 U 28 Midland Queen1,993ca
 
26 Mar 1916 U 28 Norne1,224nw
28 Mar 1916 U 28 Rio Tiete3,042br
30 Mar 1916 U 28  Trewyn3,084br
30 Mar 1916 U 28 Saint Hubert232fr
31 Mar 1916 U 28  Vigo1,137sp
1 Apr 1916 U 28  Bengairn2,127br
 64,536
26 ships sunk (57,813 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,723 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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