WWI U-boat commanders

Johannes Kirchner

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/07)

Successes
19 ships sunk with a total of 31,307 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 1,280 GRT

Born:10 Apr 1888  
Died:3 Jul 1945  


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Ranks

3 Apr 1907 Seekadett
21 Apr 1908 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1910 Leutnant zur See
27 Sep 1913 Oberleutnant zur See
19 Apr 1918 Kapitänleutnant
24 Mar 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 1315 May 1915 - 29 Nov 1915
UC 2328 Jul 1916 - 6 Jul 1917
U 4318 Apr 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Johannes Kirchner

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
26 Aug 1915 UC 13 SAHINA NORIASailing vessel37it
22 Nov 1915 UC 13 UKRAINASailing vessel150ru
22 Nov 1915 UC 13 Rostov (d.)Steamer1,280ru
23 Nov 1915 UC 13 Marusja RajaSailing vessel157ru
 
29 Nov 1916 UC 23  MinnewaskaPassenger steamer14,317br
31 Dec 1916 UC 23 VenusNavy Trawler281fr
 
21 Feb 1917 UC 23 Princess AlbertaFleet Messenger1,586br
10 Jun 1917 UC 23 KLEOPATRASailing vessel160gr
13 Jun 1917 UC 23 AGHIOS NICOLAOSSailing vessel120gr
14 Jun 1917 UC 23 New Zealand TransportSteamer4,481br
18 Jun 1917 UC 23 PANNOMITISSailing vessel11gr
18 Jun 1917 UC 23 XiphiasSteamer483gr
19 Jun 1917 UC 23 JAKOBUSSailing vessel304gr
19 Jun 1917 UC 23 MARIASailing vessel35gr
19 Jun 1917 UC 23 RAXIARCHOSSailing vessel30gr
 
27 Jul 1918 U 43 SubadarSteamer4,911br
3 Aug 1918 U 43 MaceioSteamer3,739bz
3 Aug 1918 U 43 VougaSailing vessel96pt
15 Oct 1918 U 43 BretagneSailing vessel316fr
19 Oct 1918 U 43 AidaSailing vessel93pt
 32,587
19 ships sunk (31,307 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,280 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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