WWI U-boat commanders

Karl Petri

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/06)

Successes
11 ships sunk with a total of 48,080 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 12,045 GRT

Born:21 Apr 1887  
Died:17 Apr 1929  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1906 Seekadett
6 Apr 1907 Fähnrich zur See
30 Sep 1909 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1912 Oberleutnant zur See
12 Oct 1916 Kapitänleutnant
6 Mar 1920 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 492 Dec 1916 - 21 Apr 1917
UC 4918 May 1917 - 2 Nov 1917
UB 8727 Dec 1917 - 30 Sep 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Karl Petri

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
17 Jun 1917 UC 49 TostoSteamer1,234nw
22 Jul 1917 UC 49 CotoviaSteamer4,020br
23 Jul 1917 UC 49  OtwayArmed merchant cruiser12,077br
24 Jul 1917 UC 49 BlakeSteamer3,740br
25 Jul 1917 UC 49  DeaSailing vessel1,109nw
25 Aug 1917 UC 49 NascentSteamer4,969br
2 Sep 1917 UC 49 DundeeArmed boarding steamer2,187br
21 Oct 1917 UC 49 Buntytug73br
 
3 Sep 1918 UB 87 HighcliffeSteamer3,238br
6 Sep 1918 UB 87 MillySteamer2,964br
7 Sep 1918 UB 87  Persic (d.)Passenger steamer12,045br
9 Sep 1918 UB 87  MissanabiePassenger steamer12,469br
 60,125
11 ships sunk (48,080 tons) and 1 ship damaged (12,045 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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