WWI U-boat commanders

Erich Haecker

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/06)

Successes
8 ships sunk with a total of 5,866 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 335 tons
1 ship damaged with a total of 57 GRT
14 ships taken as prize with a total of 10,961 GRT

Born:30 Jun 1886  
Died:27 Apr 1958  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1906 Seekadett
6 Apr 1907 Fähnrich zur See
30 Sep 1909 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1912 Oberleutnant zur See
19 Sep 1916 Kapitänleutnant
1 Apr 1925 Korvettenkapitän
1 Oct 1932 Kapitän zur See
15 Jan 1933 Kapitän zur See (Ergänzungsoffizier)

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
1918 or later  Friedrich-August Cross (Oldenburg)
 Iron Half Moon
 U-Boat War Badge

U-boat Commands

UB 68 Apr 1915 - 12 Nov 1915
UC 7922 Jan 1917 - 23 Sep 1917

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Erich Haecker

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
1 May 1915 UB 6  RecruitDestroyer335br
1 Jun 1915 UB 6 Saidiehsteamer3,303br
12 Jul 1915 UB 6 Emerald (d.)Fishing vessel (smack)57br
12 Jul 1915 UB 6 MerlinFishing vessel (smack)47br
12 Jul 1915 UB 6 Purple HeatherFishing vessel (smack)42br
12 Jul 1915 UB 6 SpeedwellFishing vessel (smack)38br
12 Jul 1915 UB 6 WoodbineFishing vessel (smack)29br
25 Jul 1915 UB 6 FirthSteamer406br
11 Aug 1915 UB 6 LeaderFishing vessel (smack)57br
 
23 Apr 1917 UC 79  Ydun (p.)Passenger steamer645da
24 Apr 1917 UC 79 Harald Haarfager (p.)Steamer475nw
28 Apr 1917 UC 79  Laura (p.)Steamer787da
28 Apr 1917 UC 79  Storebelt (p.)Steamer599da
15 May 1917 UC 79  Ellen (p.)Steamer786da
16 May 1917 UC 79 Thorunn (p.)Steamer990nw
17 May 1917 UC 79 Alexander Shukoff (p.)Steamer1,652da
18 May 1917 UC 79  Magnus (p.)Steamer1,297da
20 May 1917 UC 79 Otto (p.)Sailing vessel152da
20 May 1917 UC 79 Pomona (p.)Steamer789nl
6 Jul 1917 UC 79  Rhone (p.)Steamer1,050da
8 Jul 1917 UC 79  Eos (p.)Steamer838da
8 Jul 1917 UC 79 Nyhamn (p.)Sailing vessel302sw
8 Jul 1917 UC 79  Storebelt (p.)Steamer599da
13 Aug 1917 UC 79 Emilie GallineSailing vessel1,944fr
 17,219
23 ships sunk (17,162 tons) and 1 ship damaged (57 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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