WWI U-boat commanders

Freiherr Georg-Günther von Forstner

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 4/00)

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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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


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


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Media links

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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