WWI U-boat commanders

Helmut Lorenz

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
3 ships sunk with a total of 1,757 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 2,272 GRT

Born:8 Oct 1889  
Died:3 Mar 1970  

Helmut Lorenz

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 Kapitänleutnant (Charakter)
9 Mar 1920 Out of naval service

Decorations

prewar  Lifesaving Medal
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 147 Jul 1917 - 13 Sep 1917
UB 108 Sep 1917 - 16 Oct 1917
UC 4821 Oct 1917 - 23 Mar 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Helmut Lorenz

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
10 Sep 1917 UC 14 Loch ArdNavy Trawler225br
2 Oct 1917 UC 14 Willing BoysFishing vessel (smack)51br
22 Oct 1917 UC 48 Aizcorri Mendi (d.)Steamer2,272sp
17 Nov 1917 UC 48 ModemiSteamer1,481nw
 4,029
3 ships sunk (1,757 tons) and 1 ship damaged (2,272 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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