WWI U-boat commanders

Reinhold Lepsius

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/05)

Successes
16 ships sunk with a total of 9,614 GRT
3 ships taken as prize with a total of 2,337 GRT

Born:14 Oct 1887 Frankfurt am Main 
Died:15 Sep 1915 off Udsire (Norway) 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1905 Seekadett
7 Apr 1906 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1908 Leutnant zur See
27 Jan 1911 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

prewar  Order of the Crown

U-boat Commands

U 65 Nov 1914 - 5 Jan 1915
U 622 Jan 1915 - 15 Sep 1915 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Reinhold Lepsius

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
14 Apr 1915 U 6  FolkeSteamer1,352sw
14 Apr 1915 U 6 Glencarse (p.)Fishing vessel188br
14 Apr 1915 U 6 VestlandSteamer3,392da
19 Jul 1915 U 6 CapellaSailing vessel422sw
21 Jul 1915 U 6 Anvers (p.)Steamer862nw
21 Jul 1915 U 6 MadonnaSailing vessel455sw
22 Jul 1915 U 6 FortunaSailing vessel203sw
25 Jul 1915 U 6 G. P. HarbitzSailing vessel673nw
25 Jul 1915 U 6 HarboeSailing vessel388nw
25 Jul 1915 U 6 SognedalenSailing vessel644nw
26 Jul 1915 U 6 ElnaSailing vessel78da
26 Jul 1915 U 6 EmmaSteamer687sw
26 Jul 1915 U 6 MarieSailing vessel173da
26 Jul 1915 U 6 NeptunusSailing vessel143da
10 Sep 1915 U 6 PrestoSailing vessel206nw
11 Sep 1915 U 6 WansbeckSailing vessel462nw
11 Sep 1915 U 6 Randulf Hansen (p.)Steamer1,287nw
12 Sep 1915 U 6 BienMotor vessel120nw
13 Sep 1915 U 6 NorteMotor vessel216nw
 11,951
19 ships sunk (11,951 tons).


Legend
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
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Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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