WWI U-boat commanders

Kurt Bernis

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/04)

Successes
25 ships sunk with a total of 30,075 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 1,232 GRT

Born:6 Jan 1886 Gnesen (now Gniezno, Poland) 
Died:25 Apr 1918 Irish Sea 


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Ranks

6 Apr 1904 Seekadett
11 Apr 1905 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1907 Leutnant zur See
22 Mar 1910 Oberleutnant zur See
17 Oct 1915 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 4111 Oct 1916 - 4 Aug 1917
U 1041 Oct 1917 - 25 Apr 1918 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Kurt Bernis

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
1 Mar 1917 UC 41 TillycorthieSteamer382br
1 Mar 1917 UC 41 OrionSteamer1,354nw
3 Mar 1917 UC 41  Elfi (d.)Steamer1,120nw
3 Mar 1917 UC 41 RingSteamer998nw
13 Apr 1917 UC 41 Breadalbane (d.)Trawler112br
13 Apr 1917 UC 41 StorkTrawler152br
16 Apr 1917 UC 41 Lord ChancellorFishing vessel135br
17 Apr 1917 UC 41 U.s.a.Fishing vessel182br
18 Apr 1917 UC 41 John S. BoyleFishing vessel143br
18 Apr 1917 UC 41 RamesesFishing vessel155br
20 Apr 1917 UC 41 BallochbuieSteamer921br
20 Apr 1917 UC 41 OthonnaNavy Trawler180br
20 Apr 1917 UC 41 RingholmSteamer705nw
22 Apr 1917 UC 41 GodøSteamer870nw
23 Apr 1917 UC 41 SteggSteamer463nw
26 Apr 1917 UC 41 ReproNavy Trawler230br
11 Jun 1917 UC 41 BreidSteamer1,062nw
16 Jul 1917 UC 41 ValentiaSteamer3,242br
25 Jul 1917 UC 41 OakleafTanker8,106br
26 Oct 1917 U 104 SapeleSteamer4,366br
15 Dec 1917 U 104 MaidagSteamer1,253nw
21 Dec 1917 U 104 Sprosteamer1,507nw
25 Dec 1917 U 104  AjaxSteamer1,018da
 
2 Mar 1918 U 104 KenmarePassenger steamer1,330br
12 Apr 1918 U 104 NjaalSailing vessel578ru
16 Apr 1918 U 104 WidwudSailing vessel299ru
22 Apr 1918 U 104 FernSteamer444br
 31,307
25 ships sunk (30,075 tons) and 2 ships damaged (1,232 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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