Kapitänleutnant der Reserve (Crew 10/00)
1 ship sunk with a total of 6,824 GRT
|Born:||28 Oct 1878 ||Leipzig |
|Died:|| || |
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|25 Nov 1901|| ||Vizesteuermann der Reserve|
|8 Dec 1906|| ||Leutnant zur See der Reserve|
|25 Aug 1912|| ||Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve|
|18 Aug 1916|| ||Kapitänleutnant der Reserve|
|21 Jan 1920|| ||Out of naval service|
|UC 56||1 Feb 1917|| - ||24 May 1918|
Interned along with his boat in neutral Spain.
Wilhelm Kiesewetter would again command U-boats when he commanded the small UC-1 during World War Two. He was 62 years old at the time and the oldest submarine commander in the world. The small boat was only used for training.
Ships hit by Wilhelm Kiesewetter