WWI U-boat commanders

Egewolf Freiherr von Berckheim

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/02)

Successes
3 ships sunk with a total of 3,700 GRT
2 warships sunk with a total of 11,375 tons

Born:2 Jul 1881 Berlin 
Died:31 Aug 1915 Baltic Sea 

Egewolf Freiherr von Berckheim

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

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
6 Jun 1915  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 261 Aug 1914 - 17 Dec 1914
U 2318 Dec 1914 - 12 Jan 1915
U 2613 Jan 1915 - 30 Sep 1915

Notes

Date of death of approximate.

Ships hit by Egewolf Freiherr von Berckheim

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
11 Oct 1914 U 26  PalladaArmored cruiser7,775ru
 
23 Apr 1915 U 26 FråckSteamer849ru
4 Jun 1915 U 26  YeniseiMinelayer3,600ru
25 Aug 1915 U 26  PetshoraSteamer1,982ru
30 Aug 1915 U 26 ZemlyaSteamer869ru
 15,075
5 ships sunk (15,075 tons).


Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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