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Günther Bachmann

Born on 13 Dec 1890.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 8 Feb 1918, English Channel.

Commands:
UB 16, UB 38

Wilhelm Barten

Born on 8 Mar 1887.
Crew 4/07. Oberleutnant zur See (27 Sep 1913)
Died on 10 May 1917, Helgoland.

Commands:
UC 76

Gottfried Bartholdy

Born on 8 Jun 1890.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)

Commands:
UC 93

Wilhelm Bauck

Born on 8 Jan 1883.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (22 Mar 1913)
Died on 13 Feb 1918, off W England.

Commands:
U 89

Cäsar Bauer

Born on 2 May 1886.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (13 Jul 1916)
Died on 7 Dec 1916, Bosphorus.

Commands:
UC 12, UC 14, UB 46

Franz Becker

Born on 3 Jun 1888.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)
Died on 25 Dec 1980

Commands:
UC 14, UC 20, UB 50

Walter Gustav Becker

Born on 24 Dec 1885.
Crew 4/05. Kapitänleutnant (24 Apr 1916)
Died on 17 Apr 1918, off N Ireland.

Commands:
UB 13, UB 19, UB 82

Curt Beitzen

Born on 21 May 1885.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)
Died on 27 Sep 1918, East of the Orkney Islands.

Commands:
U 75, U 98, U 102

Waldemar Bender

Born on 28 Dec 1885 in Danzig.
Crew 4/05. Kapitänleutnant (24 Apr 1916)
Died on 6 Dec 1950, Kiel.

Commands:
U 76, U 43

Egewolf Freiherr von Berckheim

Born on 2 Jul 1881.
Crew 4/02. Kapitänleutnant (22 Mar 1914)
Died on 31 Aug 1915, Baltic.

Commands:
U 26, U 23, U 26

Gerhard Berger

Born on 1 Aug 1883 in Glatz.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (15 Apr 1911)
Died on 31 Aug 1917, North Sea.

Commands:
U 50

Ernst Berlin

Born on 27 Jul 1890.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 5 Sep 1927

Commands:
UC 4, UB 104, UB 114

Kurt Bernis

Born on 6 Jan 1886.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)
Died on 25 Apr 1918, Irish Sea.

Commands:
UC 41, U 104

Eugen von Beulwitz

Born on 2 Aug 1889.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)

Commands:
UB 101

Hans Beyersdorff

Born on 17 Jun 1883.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (5 Sep 1911)

Commands:
U 111

Klemens Ritter von Bezard

Born on 30 Oct 1877 in Szczepanów, Galicia.
Korvettenkapitän (1 May 1918)
Died on 21 Feb 1918

Commands:
k.u.k. U2, k.u.k. U1, k.u.k. U20, k.u.k. U23

Thomas Bieber

Born on 24 Nov 1890.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 18 Sep 1918, North Sea.

Commands:
UB 2, UB 31, UB 104

Max Bieler

Born on 14 Apr 1886.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)

Commands:
U 92

Narciss Blessich

Born on 23 Jul 1883 in Budua, Dalmatia.
Linenschiffleutnant (1 May 1912)
Died on 5 Feb 1914, Pola.

Commands:
k.u.k. U1

Hermann Bohm

Born on 15 Jan 1885.
Crew 4/08. Oberleutnant zur See d.R. (17 Jul 1915)

Commands:
U 72

Joachim Born

Born on 5 Feb 1886.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)

Commands:
U 70

Thorwald von Bothmer

Born on 30 Oct 1883.
Crew 4/02. Kapitänleutnant (12 Apr 1913)

Commands:
U 66

Freiherr Volkhard von Bothmer

Born on 27 Aug 1882.
Crew 4/00. Kapitänleutnant (10 Apr 1911)
Died on 20 Mar 1948

Commands:
U 54, UC 23

Max Bräutigam

Born on 28 Dec 1886.
Crew 4/05. Kapitänleutnant (19 Apr 1916)

Commands:
UB 84, UB 73

Albert Branscheid

Born on 20 Jan 1892.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 12 Mar 1918, Hoofden.

Commands:
UB 17

Wilhelm Braun

Born on 14 Mar 1886.
Crew 4/11. Oberleutnant zur See d.R. (17 Jun 1917)
Died on 2 May 1918, English Channel.

Commands:
UB 12, UB 31

Herbert Breyer

Born on 30 Nov 1887.
Crew 4/06. Oberleutnant zur See (19 Sep 1912)

Commands:
UC 32

Oskar Brinkmann

Born on 3 Jun 1879.
Crew 1/01. Leutnant zur See d.R. (18 Aug 1916)

Commands:
UB 97

Gustav Buch

Born on 16 Nov 1887.
Crew 4/07. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)
Died on 21 May 1917, north of Ushant.

Commands:
UB 10, UC 4, UC 36

Hans Buntebardt

Born on 13 Mar 1892.
Crew 4/11. Oberleutnant zur See (26 Apr 1917)
Died on 10 Sep 1918, North Sea.

Commands:
UB 83

Berndt Buß

Born on 12 Sep 1882.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (22 Mar 1913)
Died on 9 Mar 1917, English Channel.

Commands:
U 48

Carl Bünte

Born on 11 Aug 1889.
Crew 4/08. Kapitänleutnant (18 Sep 1918)

Commands:
UC 22, U 47, U 73

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