WWI U-boat commanders

Karl Meusel

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/02)

Successes
19 ships sunk with a total of 52,387 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 1,338 GRT

Born:4 Aug 1881 Katscher/Kr. Leobschütz 
Died:7 Dec 1941 Wesermünde 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1902 Seekadett
11 Apr 1903 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1905 Leutnant zur See
30 Mar 1908 Oberleutnant zur See
22 Mar 1914 Kapitänleutnant
22 Nov 1919 Out of naval service
21 Jan 1920 Korvettenkapitän (Charakter)

Decorations

1907 or earlier  Lifesaving Medal
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 15519 Feb 1917 - 5 Sep 1917
U 7316 Jan 1918 - 15 Jun 1918
UB 14231 Aug 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Karl Meusel

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
2 Jun 1917 U 155 Hafursfjordsteamer1,669nw
10 Jun 1917 U 155 Scottish HeroSteamer2,205ca
14 Jun 1917 U 155 AysgarthSteamer3,118br
30 Jun 1917 U 155 BenguelaSteamer4,612nw
30 Jun 1917 U 155 SiraaSailing vessel1,938nw
7 Jul 1917 U 155 Coblenz (d.)Steamer1,338br
8 Jul 1917 U 155 RuelleSteamer3,583fr
12 Jul 1917 U 155 CalliopeSteamer2,883br
14 Jul 1917 U 155 ChalkydonSteamer2,870gr
18 Jul 1917 U 155 EllenSteamer3,877nw
20 Jul 1917 U 155 HanseatSteamer3,358nw
21 Jul 1917 U 155 DorisSailing vessel1,355it
21 Jul 1917 U 155 John TwohySailing vessel1,019am
21 Jul 1917 U 155 Willena GertrudeSailing vessel317br
31 Jul 1917 U 155 MadeleineSailing vessel2,709fr
31 Jul 1917 U 155 SnowdonianSteamer3,870br
1 Aug 1917 U 155 AlexandreSailing vessel2,671fr
2 Aug 1917 U 155 MartheSailing vessel3,119fr
7 Aug 1917 U 155 ChristianeSailing vessel964am
7 Aug 1917 U 155 IranSteamer6,250br
 53,725
19 ships sunk (52,387 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,338 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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