WWI U-boat commanders

Klaus Hansen

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/02)

Successes
30 ships sunk with a total of 62,934 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 15,637 GRT
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 355 GRT

Born:5 Jan 1883 Cöln 
Died:24 Sep 1915 off Scilly Islands 

Klaus Hansen

Ranks

1 Apr 1902 Seekadett
11 Apr 1903 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1905 Leutnant zur See
30 Mar 1908 Oberleutnant zur See
22 Mar 1914 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Albert Order (Saxony)
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 161 Aug 1914 - 15 Mar 1915
U 411 Feb 1915 - 24 Sep 1915 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Klaus Hansen

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
15 Feb 1915 U 16  DulwichSteamer3,289br
15 Feb 1915 U 16 Ville De LilleSteamer997fr
18 Feb 1915 U 16 Dinorah (d.)Steamer4,208fr
19 Feb 1915 U 16 Belridge (d.)Tanker7,020nw
2 May 1915 U 41  AmericaSteamer3,706nw
2 May 1915 U 41 CruiserTrawler146br
2 May 1915 U 41 MartabanTrawler148br
2 May 1915 U 41 MercuryTrawler222br
2 May 1915 U 41 St. GeorgeTrawler215br
3 May 1915 U 41 OscarSailing vessel107nw
3 May 1915 U 41 Roxane (p.)Steamer355sw
25 May 1915 U 41 Nebraskan (d.)Steamer4,409am
26 May 1915 U 41 MorwennaSteamer1,414br
27 May 1915 U 41  CadebySteamer1,130br
28 May 1915 U 41 EthiopeSteamer3,794br
28 May 1915 U 41 SpennymoorSteamer2,733br
28 May 1915 U 41 TullochmoorSteamer3,520br
29 May 1915 U 41 CysneSteamer623pt
29 May 1915 U 41 DixianaSteamer3,329br
29 May 1915 U 41 GlenleeSteamer4,140br
16 Jul 1915 U 41 BalvaSteamer1,165ru
17 Jul 1915 U 41 General RadetzkySteamer2,118ru
24 Jul 1915 U 41 GrangewoodSteamer3,422br
25 Jul 1915 U 41 CelticTrawler264br
25 Jul 1915 U 41 CydoniaTrawler259br
25 Jul 1915 U 41 EmblemTrawler157br
25 Jul 1915 U 41 GadwallTrawler192br
25 Jul 1915 U 41 HonoriaTrawler179br
25 Jul 1915 U 41 LeelenawSteamer1,923am
28 Jul 1915 U 41  TrondhjemsfjordSteamer4,350nw
23 Sep 1915 U 41  Anglo-colombianSteamer4,792br
23 Sep 1915 U 41  ChancellorSteamer4,586br
23 Sep 1915 U 41  HesioneSteamer3,363br
24 Sep 1915 U 41 UrbinoSteamer6,651br
 78,926
31 ships sunk (63,289 tons) and 3 ships damaged (15,637 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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