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
   Liakat Medal
   Empire Silver Medal Imtiaz with Scimitars
1 Aug 1916  Iron Cross 1st class
   U-Boat War Badge
4 Aug 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
1918 or later  Hanseatic Cross
   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 shipTonsNat.
 
17 Oct 1916 UB 35 Sten1,046nw
19 Oct 1916 UB 35 Cottica320nw
19 Oct 1916 UB 35 Dido333nw
19 Oct 1916 UB 35 Guldaas636nw
20 Oct 1916 UB 35  Guldborg1,569da
20 Oct 1916 UB 35 Libra174da
21 Oct 1916 UB 35 Raftsund937nw
27 Oct 1916 UB 35 Stemshest811nw
31 Dec 1916 UC 31 Protector200br
 
4 Jan 1917 UC 31 Lonclara1,294br
25 Jan 1917 UC 31  O. B. Suhr1,482da
28 Jan 1917 UC 31 Alexandra179br
29 Jan 1917 UC 31 Shamrock173br
29 Jan 1917 UC 31 Thistle167br
31 Jan 1917 UC 31 Ravensbourne1,226br
24 Feb 1917 UC 31 Beneficent1,963br
29 Mar 1917 UC 31 Kathleen Lily521br
30 Mar 1917 UC 31 Harberton1,443br
4 Apr 1917 UC 31  Helga839da
5 Apr 1917 UC 31  N. J. Fjord1,425da
6 Apr 1917 UC 31 Strathrannoch215br
11 Apr 1917 UC 31 Quaggy993br
12 Apr 1917 UC 31 Dina Hinderika200nl
12 Apr 1917 UC 31 Neptunus209nl
12 Apr 1917 UC 31 Union152da
12 Apr 1917 UC 31 Voorwaarts147nl
14 Apr 1917 UC 31 Spray1,072br
15 Apr 1917 UC 31 Brothertoft155br
6 May 1917 UC 31 Poseidon I98nl
8 May 1917 UC 31 Zarefah279br
17 May 1917 UC 31 Aspen (d.)3,103sw
17 May 1917 UC 31 Viken1,825sw
30 Jun 1917 UC 31 Lady Of The Lake51br
1 Jul 1917 UC 31 Amstelland5,404nl
2 Jul 1917 UC 31 Thirlby2,009br
3 Jul 1917 UC 31 Matador3,642br
13 Oct 1917 UB 64 Newquay (d.)4,191br
 
30 Mar 1918 UB 64 Salaminia3,112gr
5 Apr 1918 UB 64 Clam (d.)3,552br
11 Apr 1918 UB 64 Lakemoor2,045am
23 May 1918 UB 64 Innisfallen1,405br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Cyprus35br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Glad Tidings15br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Honey Bee34br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Jane Gordon27br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Lloyd35br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Marianne Mc Crum30br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Never Can Tell31br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Seabird15br
30 May 1918 UB 64 Sparkling Wave37br
30 May 1918 UB 64 St. Mary29br
8 Jun 1918 UB 64 Elektra614nw
9 Jun 1918 UB 64 Lena (p.)371sw
19 Jul 1918 UB 64  Justicia (d.)32,234br
19 Jul 1918 UB 64 Ranger79br
23 Jul 1918 UB 64  Marmora10,509br
24 Jul 1918 UB 64 Defender (d.)8,520br
28 Aug 1918 U 53 Pauline134ru
1 Sep 1918 U 53 Ami De Dieu45fr
1 Sep 1918 U 53 Etoile Polaire51fr
2 Sep 1918 U 53 Hirondelle38fr
2 Sep 1918 U 53 Nicolazic42fr
4 Sep 1918 U 53 War Firth3,112br
5 Sep 1918 U 53 Rio Mondego (d.)733pt
 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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