Wilhelm Kiesewetter

Fregattenkapitän (Crew 00)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  28 Oct 1878 Leipzig

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25 Nov 1901 Vizesteuermann der Reserve
8 Dec 1906 Leutnant zur See der Reserve
25 Aug 1912 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve
18 Aug 1916 Kapitänleutnant der Reserve
21 Jan 1920 Out of naval service
1 Jan 1945 Fregattenkapitän


  Iron Cross 2nd Class
WWI Iron Cross 1st Class
WWI Hanseatic Cross

U-boat Commands

UC-1 20 Nov 1940 May, 1941   No war patrols 

World War One

Wilhelm Kiesewetter was a U-boat Commander during WWI, see his WWI career page.

Patrol info for Wilhelm Kiesewetter

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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