WWI U-boat commanders

Paul Pastuszyk

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 4/99)

No ships sunk or damaged

Born:7 Mar 1880  
Died:13 Jul 1961  

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10 Apr 1899 Seekadett
10 Apr 1900 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1902 Leutnant zur See
26 Apr 1904 Oberleutnant zur See
27 Jan 1909 Kapitänleutnant
24 Apr 1916 Korvettenkapitän
9 Mar 1920 Out of naval service


 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 1531 Aug 1918 - 11 Nov 1918


Korvettenkapitän Paul Pastuszyk was the last commander of the German battlecruiser Derfllinger during its captivity at Scapa Flow from 4 December 1918 to 21 June 1919. Pastuszyk on orders of Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter ordered the Derfflinger's scuttling. Derfflinger sank at 14.45.

Ships hit by Paul Pastuszyk

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Media links

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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