U-boat Officers during WWI
Complete commander listing
On these pages you can find the complete U-boat commander listing from World War One.
Some famous aces
These are generally not the same officers as on the most successful list.
Kptlt. Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière (1886 - 1941)
Kptlt. Otto Hersing (1885 - 1960)
Kptlt. Walther Schwieger (1885 - 1917)
Kptlt. Otto Steinbrinck (1888 - 1949)
Kptlt. Max Valentiner (1883 - 1949)
Most Successful Commanders
This page shows the 20 most successful U-boat commanders of World War One.
The Aces of Aces
Kptlt. Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière
Highest scoring U-boat commander of all time with 193 ships sunk for over 450,000 tons sunk.