WWI U-boat commanders

Heinrich Küstner

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/08)

Successes
50 ships sunk with a total of 51,108 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 1,027 tons
2 ships damaged with a total of 5,188 GRT

Born:9 Sep 1889 Berlin 
Died:7 May 1917 off Flanders 


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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

 Iron Cross 2nd class

U-boat Commands

UC 11 Sep 1916 - 3 Nov 1916
UB 398 Nov 1916 - 7 May 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Heinrich Küstner

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
6 Oct 1916 UC 1 Lanternasteamer1,685br
8 Nov 1916 UC 1  ZuluDestroyer1,027br
13 Nov 1916 UB 39 CorinthSteamer3,669br
28 Nov 1916 UB 39 AlertSteamer289br
28 Nov 1916 UB 39 AlisonSteamer286br
28 Nov 1916 UB 39 RamsgarthSteamer1,553br
29 Nov 1916 UB 39 GraceSailing vessel135br
29 Nov 1916 UB 39 Saint PhilippeSteamer3,419fr
30 Nov 1916 UB 39 Nagata MaruSteamer3,521jp
30 Nov 1916 UB 39 HaraldSteamer1,083nw
1 Dec 1916 UB 39 Jeanne D’arcSailing vessel205fr
2 Dec 1916 UB 39 PalacineSteamer3,286ca
3 Dec 1916 UB 39 PrimevereSailing vessel143fr
6 Dec 1916 UB 39 AmicitiaSteamer1,111nw
7 Dec 1916 UB 39 BravoSteamer1,214sp
8 Dec 1916 UB 39 RakiuraSteamer3,569nw
8 Dec 1916 UB 39 Rollosteamer2,290da
8 Dec 1916 UB 39 SagaSteamer433nw
28 Dec 1916 UB 39 Rouen (d.)Passenger steamer1,656fr
 
1 Jan 1917 UB 39 Holly BranchSteamer3,568br
1 Jan 1917 UB 39 LeonSteamer652fr
2 Jan 1917 UB 39 CarlyleSteamer466br
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 ColumbiaFishing vessel34fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 Diamant De La Couronne IFishing vessel36fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 Diamant De La Couronne IIFishing vessel34fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 FORMIDABLEFishing vessel26fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39  HelgøySteamer1,806nw
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 HONNEUR ET DEVOUEMENTFishing vessel26fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 JEANNE MATHILDEFishing vessel60fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 LA PENSEEFishing vessel30fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 MARIE HENRIETTEFishing vessel25fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 MODERNEFishing vessel38fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 PERE MONTFORTFishing vessel13fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 PIERRE LE GRANDFishing vessel42fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 RICHELIEUFishing vessel25fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 Saint JacquesFishing vessel34fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 Saint Paul IIFishing vessel30fr
3 Jan 1917 UB 39 Petit EmileFishing vessel60fr
4 Jan 1917 UB 39 GABRIELLE FRANCOISFishing vessel37fr
5 Jan 1917 UB 39 AllieSteamer1,127br
5 Jan 1917 UB 39 MarklandSteamer1,627nw
4 Feb 1917 UB 39 DauntlessSteamer2,157br
5 Feb 1917 UB 39 YvonneTrawler123fr
10 Feb 1917 UB 39 RancaguaSailing vessel2,729fr
23 Mar 1917 UB 39 Achille AdamSteamer460br
23 Mar 1917 UB 39 Clan MacmillanSteamer4,525br
23 Mar 1917 UB 39 ExchangeSteamer279br
23 Mar 1917 UB 39 O. A. Knudsen (d.)Steamer3,532nw
1 Apr 1917 UB 39 SilviaSailing vessel164br
5 Apr 1917 UB 39 DictoSteamer2,363nw
6 Apr 1917 UB 39 La Tour D’auvergneSailing vessel188fr
6 Apr 1917 UB 39 Perce NeigeSailing vessel141fr
9 Apr 1917 UB 39 Saint MaudezSailing vessel292fr
 57,323
51 ships sunk (52,135 tons) and 2 ships damaged (5,188 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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