WWI U-boat commanders

Otto von Schrader

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/06)

Successes
57 ships sunk with a total of 54,663 GRT
6 ships damaged with a total of 52,333 GRT
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 371 GRT

Born:18 Mar 1888 Lyck, E Prussia 
Died:19 Jul 1945 Bergen, Norway 

Otto von Schrader
Otto von Shrader as Admiral

Ranks

1 Apr 1906 Seekadett
6 Apr 1907 Fähnrich zur See
30 Sep 1909 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1912 Oberleutnant zur See
26 Apr 1917 Kapitänleutnant
1 Apr 1926 Korvettenkapitän
1 Feb 1931 Fregattenkapitän
1 Apr 1933 Kapitän zur See
1 Apr 1937 Konteradmiral
1 Nov 1939 Vizeadmiral
1 Mar 1942 Admiral

Decorations

1914  Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Half Moon
   Empire Silver Medal Imtiaz with Scimitars
   Liakat Medal
1 Aug 1916  Iron Cross 1st class
4 Aug 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
1918 or later  Hanseatic Cross
   U-Boat War Badge
 Order of Military Merit (Bulgaria)
   Clasp to the Iron Cross I Class
20 Nov 1941  German Cross in Gold (WWII)
19 Aug 1943  Knight's Cross (WWII)

U-boat Commands

UC 312 Sep 1916 - 20 Jul 1917
UB 3527 Sep 1916 - 5 Nov 1916
UB 645 Aug 1917 - 31 Oct 1917
UB 6428 Feb 1918 - 31 Aug 1918
U 5318 Aug 1918 - 29 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Otto von Schrader

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
17 Oct 1916 UB 35 Stensteamer1,046nw
19 Oct 1916 UB 35 CotticaSailing vessel320nw
19 Oct 1916 UB 35 DidoSteamer333nw
19 Oct 1916 UB 35 GuldaasSailing vessel636nw
20 Oct 1916 UB 35  Guldborgsteamer1,569da
20 Oct 1916 UB 35 LibraSailing vessel174da
21 Oct 1916 UB 35 RaftsundSteamer937nw
27 Oct 1916 UB 35 StemshestSteamer811nw
31 Dec 1916 UC 31 ProtectorPilot boat200br
 
4 Jan 1917 UC 31 LonclaraSteamer1,294br
25 Jan 1917 UC 31  O. B. SuhrSteamer1,482da
28 Jan 1917 UC 31 AlexandraTrawler179br
29 Jan 1917 UC 31 ShamrockTrawler173br
29 Jan 1917 UC 31 ThistleTrawler167br
31 Jan 1917 UC 31 RavensbourneSteamer1,226br
24 Feb 1917 UC 31 Beneficentsteamer1,963br
29 Mar 1917 UC 31 Kathleen LilySteamer521br
30 Mar 1917 UC 31 HarbertonSteamer1,443br
4 Apr 1917 UC 31  HelgaSteamer839da
5 Apr 1917 UC 31  N. J. FjordSteamer1,425da
6 Apr 1917 UC 31 StrathrannochNavy Trawler215br
11 Apr 1917 UC 31 QuaggySteamer993br
12 Apr 1917 UC 31 Dina HinderikaSailing vessel200nl
12 Apr 1917 UC 31 NeptunusSailing vessel209nl
12 Apr 1917 UC 31 UnionSailing vessel152da
12 Apr 1917 UC 31 VoorwaartsSailing vessel147nl
14 Apr 1917 UC 31 SpraySteamer1,072br
15 Apr 1917 UC 31 BrothertoftTrawler155br
6 May 1917 UC 31 Poseidon ISailing vessel98nl
8 May 1917 UC 31 ZarefahNavy Yacht279br
17 May 1917 UC 31 Aspen (d.)Steamer3,103sw
17 May 1917 UC 31 VikenSteamer1,825sw
30 Jun 1917 UC 31 Lady Of The LakeSailing vessel51br
1 Jul 1917 UC 31 AmstellandSteamer5,404nl
2 Jul 1917 UC 31 ThirlbySteamer2,009br
3 Jul 1917 UC 31 MatadorSteamer3,642br
13 Oct 1917 UB 64 Newquay (d.)Steamer4,191br
 
30 Mar 1918 UB 64 SalaminiaSteamer3,112gr
5 Apr 1918 UB 64 Clam (d.)Tanker3,552br
11 Apr 1918 UB 64 LakemoorSteamer2,045am
23 May 1918 UB 64 InnisfallenPassenger steamer1,405br
30 May 1918 UB 64 CyprusFishing vessel35br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Glad TidingsFishing vessel15br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Honey BeeFishing vessel34br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Jane GordonFishing vessel27br
30 May 1918 UB 64 LloydFishing vessel35br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Marianne Mc CrumFishing vessel30br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Never Can TellFishing vessel31br
30 May 1918 UB 64 SeabirdFishing vessel15br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Sparkling WaveFishing vessel (smack)37br
30 May 1918 UB 64 St. MaryFishing vessel29br
8 Jun 1918 UB 64 ElektraSailing vessel614nw
9 Jun 1918 UB 64 Lena (p.)Sailing vessel371sw
19 Jul 1918 UB 64  Justicia (d.)Passenger steamer32,234br
19 Jul 1918 UB 64 RangerAuxiliary motor79br
23 Jul 1918 UB 64  MarmoraArmed merchant cruiser10,509br
24 Jul 1918 UB 64 Defender (d.)Steamer8,520br
28 Aug 1918 U 53 PaulineSailing vessel134ru
1 Sep 1918 U 53 Ami De DieuFishing vessel45fr
1 Sep 1918 U 53 Etoile PolaireFishing vessel51fr
2 Sep 1918 U 53 HirondelleFishing vessel (dundee)38fr
2 Sep 1918 U 53 NicolazicFishing vessel (dundee)42fr
4 Sep 1918 U 53 War FirthSteamer3,112br
5 Sep 1918 U 53 Rio Mondego (d.)Sailing vessel733pt
 107,367
58 ships sunk (55,034 tons) and 6 ships damaged (52,333 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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