WWI U-boat commanders

Otto Kümpel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
33 ships sunk with a total of 27,338 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 4,965 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 7,350 tons

Born:21 Jan 1891  
Died:19 Sep 1935 Hamburg 

Otto Kümpel
KrvKpt. Otto Kumpel in Reichsmarine uniform.

Ranks

1 Apr 1909 Seekadett
12 Apr 1910 Fähnrich zur See
19 Sep 1912 Leutnant zur See
2 May 1915 Oberleutnant zur See
15 Feb 1920 Kapitänleutnat
1 Oct 1928 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

prewar  Order of the Crown of Italy
prewar  Order of Leopold II (Belgium)
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Hanseatic Cross
 Military Merit Cross
 Iron Half Moon
 Liakat Medal
 Order of the Medjidie
 Naval Wound Badge
 U-Boat War Badge

U-boat Commands

UC 2013 Dec 1917 - 10 Jan 1918
UC 3710 Jan 1918 - 14 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Otto Kümpel

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
4 Jan 1918 UC 20  Regina ElenaPassenger steamer7,940it
12 Feb 1918 UC 37 Aghios NicolaosSailing vessel20gr
14 Feb 1918 UC 37 VentmoorSteamer3,456br
15 Feb 1918 UC 37 San RitoSteamer3,310br
17 Mar 1918 UC 37 WaihemoSteamer4,283br
21 Mar 1918 UC 37 TerminiSteamer1,523it
25 Mar 1918 UC 37 Warturm (d.)Steamer4,965br
26 Mar 1918 UC 37 Unidentified Sailing Vessel (1 Of 3)Sailing vessel31gr
26 Mar 1918 UC 37 Unidentified sailing vessel (2 of 3)Sailing vessel15gr
26 Mar 1918 UC 37 Unidentified Sailing Vessel (3 Of 3)Sailing vessel15gr
29 Mar 1918 UC 37 Porto SantoSteamer2,801pt
8 Jul 1918 UC 37 SAN NICOLASailing vessel50gr
14 Jul 1918 UC 37 HAGIOS ZIONSailing vessel4gr
15 Jul 1918 UC 37 Unidentified Sailing Vessel (1 of 2)Sailing vessel2gr
15 Jul 1918 UC 37 Unidentified Sailing Vessel (2 of 2)Sailing vessel14gr
17 Jul 1918 UC 37 Unidentified Sailing vesselSailing vessel35gr
19 Aug 1918 UC 37 Marie SuzanneSteamer3,106br
19 Aug 1918 UC 37 Unidentified Sailing VesselSailing vessel58gr
19 Aug 1918 UC 37 NN155aSailing vessel30gr
19 Aug 1918 UC 37 S919aSailing vessel80gr
19 Aug 1918 UC 37 SS165Sailing vessel65gr
19 Aug 1918 UC 37 V108aSailing vessel60gr
19 Aug 1918 UC 37 V135Sailing vessel20gr
19 Aug 1918 UC 37 V62aSailing vessel30gr
24 Aug 1918 UC 37 AS19Sailing vessel35gr
24 Aug 1918 UC 37 S275Sailing vessel35gr
24 Aug 1918 UC 37 A59aSailing vessel35gr
26 Aug 1918 UC 37 EvangtelistriaSailing vessel20gr
27 Aug 1918 UC 37 Unidentified Sailing VesselSailing vessel31gr
27 Aug 1918 UC 37 C57aSailing vessel14gr
28 Aug 1918 UC 37 V214aSailing vessel12gr
28 Aug 1918 UC 37 S804quSailing vessel53gr
29 Aug 1918 UC 37 A56aSailing vessel31gr
29 Aug 1918 UC 37 121BSailing vessel124gr
30 Aug 1918 UC 37 Endymion (hms) (d.)Protected cruiser7,350br
 39,653
33 ships sunk (27,338 tons) and 2 ships damaged (12,315 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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