WWI U-boat commanders

Freiherr Georg-Günther von Forstner

Kapitänleutnant (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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19 Apr 1901 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1903 Leutnant zur See
21 Mar 1905 Oberleutnant zur See
22 Mar 1910 Kapitänleutnant


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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