WWI U-boat commanders

Wilhelm Kiel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/08)

Successes
38 ships sunk with a total of 39,304 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 21,157 GRT

Born:6 Sep 1889 Beverstedt, Geestemünde 
Died:19 Feb 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

prewar  Military Honor Medal
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UB 1221 Nov 1915 - 25 Jun 1916
UC 1815 Aug 1916 - 19 Feb 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Wilhelm Kiel

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
21 Feb 1916 UB 12 La Petite HenrietteFishing vessel92be
21 Feb 1916 UB 12 OleanderFishing vessel (smack)34br
21 Feb 1916 UB 12 W.E. BrownFishing vessel (smack)58br
10 Apr 1916 UB 12  Silksworth HallSteamer4,777br
3 Nov 1916 UC 18 GlenprosenNavy Trawler224br
5 Nov 1916 UC 18 CantatriceNavy Trawler302br
9 Nov 1916 UC 18 Fair MaidMinesweeper432br
9 Nov 1916 UC 18 MargaSteamer674br
10 Nov 1916 UC 18 H.m.w.Sailing barge93br
13 Nov 1916 UC 18 LilloiseSailing vessel165fr
15 Nov 1916 UC 18 Lake Michigan (d.)Passenger steamer9,288br
16 Nov 1916 UC 18 TrevarrackSteamer4,199br
11 Dec 1916 UC 18  IngerSteamer786da
14 Dec 1916 UC 18 GlencoeSteamer2,560br
14 Dec 1916 UC 18 LecaSteamer1,911pt
15 Dec 1916 UC 18 RognSteamer1,028nw
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 CascaisSteamer835pt
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 Immaculee ConceptionSailing vessel246fr
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 PrimaSteamer1,233nw
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 Prosper LeonFishing vessel (dundee)42fr
17 Dec 1916 UC 18 Saint YvesSailing vessel325fr
18 Dec 1916 UC 18 Kansan (d.)Steamer7,913am
22 Dec 1916 UC 18 AmedeeSailing vessel130fr
22 Dec 1916 UC 18 DansborgSteamer2,242da
22 Dec 1916 UC 18  HroptatyrSteamer1,300da
 
12 Jan 1917 UC 18 Saint MichelSailing vessel419fr
13 Jan 1917 UC 18 ToftwoodSteamer3,082br
14 Jan 1917 UC 18 MartinSteamer1,904br
15 Jan 1917 UC 18 BernadetteSailing vessel128fr
15 Jan 1917 UC 18 OttoSteamer401nw
16 Jan 1917 UC 18 City Of TampicoSteamer1,513nw
17 Jan 1917 UC 18 Jeune FranceSailing vessel126fr
17 Jan 1917 UC 18 ValleSteamer2,365sp
18 Jan 1917 UC 18 Louis JosephAuxiliary motor197fr
18 Jan 1917 UC 18 LouiseSailing vessel101fr
19 Jan 1917 UC 18  KlampenborgSteamer1,785da
19 Jan 1917 UC 18 ParahybaSteamer2,606ur
20 Jan 1917 UC 18 Phoebe (d.)Steamer3,956fr
22 Jan 1917 UC 18 AurelieSailing vessel89fr
18 Feb 1917 UC 18 NethertonSailing vessel199br
19 Feb 1917 UC 18 Lady OliveQ ship701br
 60,461
38 ships sunk (39,304 tons) and 3 ships damaged (21,157 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
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Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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