WWI U-boat commanders

Paul Günther

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/08)

Successes
17 ships sunk with a total of 13,175 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 1,234 GRT

Born:12 Jan 1890 Altenburg 
Died:14 Jan 1917 English Channel 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1908 Seekadett
10 Apr 1909 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1911 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1914 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
1915  Saxe-Ernestine House Order

U-boat Commands

UC 66 Sep 1916 - 4 Nov 1916
UB 377 Nov 1916 - 14 Jan 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Paul Günther

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
2 Oct 1916 UC 6 Girl EvaNavy Drifter76br
13 Nov 1916 UB 37 Our BoysFishing vessel (smack)63br
13 Nov 1916 UB 37 SuperbFishing vessel (smack)50br
28 Nov 1916 UB 37 DiligenceFishing vessel (smack)42br
28 Nov 1916 UB 37 AmphitriteFishing vessel (smack)44br
28 Nov 1916 UB 37 CatenaFishing vessel (smack)36br
28 Nov 1916 UB 37 ProvidentFishing vessel (smack)38br
28 Nov 1916 UB 37 Sea LarkFishing vessel (smack)42br
28 Nov 1916 UB 37 Lynx (d.)Fishing vessel (smack)43br
30 Nov 1916 UB 37 ConcordFishing vessel (smack)51br
1 Dec 1916 UB 37 Erich LindøeSteamer1,097nw
4 Dec 1916 UB 37  FofoSteamer2,615gr
6 Dec 1916 UB 37  HalfdanSteamer1,305da
7 Dec 1916 UB 37 Marguerite DollfusSailing vessel1,948fr
 
5 Jan 1917 UB 37 AstaSteamer573nw
7 Jan 1917 UB 37 HansiSteamer1,142nw
10 Jan 1917 UB 37  TuborgSteamer2,056da
14 Jan 1917 UB 37  NormaSteamer1,997da
14 Jan 1917 UB 37 Penshurst (d.)Q ship1,191br
 14,409
17 ships sunk (13,175 tons) and 2 ships damaged (1,234 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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