WWI U-boat commanders

Ulrich Mohrbutter

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/07)

Successes
8 ships sunk with a total of 10,272 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 9,232 GRT

Born:4 Jan 1889  
Died:21 Jun 1971  


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Ranks

3 Apr 1907 Seekadett
21 Apr 1908 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1910 Leutnant zur See
27 Sep 1913 Oberleutnant zur See
See below Kapitänleutnant
4 Jan 1926 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Friedrich-August Cross (Oldenburg)
1918 or later  Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 519 Dec 1915 - 27 Apr 1916

Notes

Prisoner of war on April 27, 1916. Mohrbutter was promoted to Kapitänleutnant on May 17, 1919 with a retroactive seniority date of May 24, 1917 as if he hadn’t been taken prisoner.

Ships hit by Ulrich Mohrbutter

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
1 Feb 1916 UC 5  Prinses JulianaPassenger steamer2,885nl
15 Feb 1916 UC 5  Bandoeng (d.)Steamer5,851nl
20 Feb 1916 UC 5 DingleSteamer593br
21 Feb 1916 UC 5 La FlandreTanker2,018nl
24 Feb 1916 UC 5 TummelSteamer531br
26 Mar 1916 UC 5  HebeSteamer1,494fr
26 Mar 1916 UC 5 KhartoumFishing vessel303br
27 Mar 1916 UC 5  HarrietSteamer1,372da
31 Mar 1916 UC 5 Clinton (d.)Steamer3,381br
31 Mar 1916 UC 5 MementoSteamer1,076nw
 19,504
8 ships sunk (10,272 tons) and 2 ships damaged (9,232 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
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Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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