WWI U-boat commanders

Constantin Kolbe

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/03)

Successes
43 ships sunk with a total of 41,531 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 172 GRT

Born:19 Jun 1885  
Died:  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1903 Seekadett
15 Apr 1904 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1906 Leutnant zur See
12 Sep 1908 Oberleutnant zur See
14 Jul 1914 Kapitänleutnant
26 Sep 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 191 Aug 1914 - 15 Mar 1916
U 15220 Oct 1917 - 3 May 1918
U 14124 Jun 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Constantin Kolbe

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
21 Jan 1915 U 19 DurwardSteamer1,301br
2 Jun 1915 U 19 SalvadorSailing vessel165da
3 Jun 1915 U 19 ChrysoprasusFishing vessel119br
3 Jun 1915 U 19 DogberryTrawler214br
3 Jun 1915 U 19 Ena MayDrifter90br
3 Jun 1915 U 19 IonaSteamer3,344br
3 Jun 1915 U 19 KathleenDrifter92br
3 Jun 1915 U 19 StrathbranTrawler163br
4 Jun 1915 U 19 CortesTrawler174br
4 Jun 1915 U 19 Dunnet HeadSteamer343br
4 Jun 1915 U 19 EbenezerTrawler113br
4 Jun 1915 U 19 Evening StarTrawler120br
4 Jun 1915 U 19 ExplorerTrawler156br
4 Jun 1915 U 19 PetrelTrawler182br
5 Jun 1915 U 19 AdolfSailing vessel169ru
5 Jun 1915 U 19 BardolphTrawler215br
5 Jun 1915 U 19 CurlewTrawler134br
5 Jun 1915 U 19 GazehoundTrawler138br
5 Jun 1915 U 19 PersimonTrawler255br
5 Jun 1915 U 19 Star Of The WestTrawler197br
6 Jun 1915 U 19 JaponicaTrawler145br
6 Jun 1915 U 19 DromioTrawler208br
9 Jun 1915 U 19 Svein JarlSteamer1,135nw
11 Jun 1915 U 19  OtagoSteamer1,410sw
11 Jun 1915 U 19 PlymouthTrawler165br
11 Jun 1915 U 19 WaagoTrawler154br
16 Jul 1915 U 19 Cameo (d.)Navy trawler172br
 
25 Jan 1918 U 152 GiraldaSteamer2,194sp
26 Jan 1918 U 152 GermanoTrawler236pt
26 Jan 1918 U 152 Serra Do GerezTrawler257pt
27 Jan 1918 U 152 Julia FrancesSailing vessel183am
28 Jan 1918 U 152 NeptunoSteamer321pt
5 Feb 1918 U 152 SebastianSteamer2,563sp
9 Feb 1918 U 152  CeferinoSteamer3,647sp
15 Feb 1918 U 152 NeguriSteamer1,859sp
16 Feb 1918 U 152 Mar CaspioSteamer2,723sp
24 Feb 1918 U 152 Gaetana CostanzoSteamer1,027it
26 Feb 1918 U 152 SiljestadSteamer4,298nw
6 Mar 1918 U 152 ElectorSailing vessel134pt
7 Mar 1918 U 152 LuigiSteamer3,549it
13 Mar 1918 U 152 A. E. WhylandSailing vessel130am
16 Mar 1918 U 152 EllastonSteamer3,192br
31 Mar 1918 U 152  IndienSteamer4,199da
3 Apr 1918 U 152 Elsie BirdettSailing vessel118br
 41,703
43 ships sunk (41,531 tons) and 1 ship damaged (172 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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