WWI U-boat commanders

Kurt Schapler

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/05)

Successes
7 ships sunk with a total of 12,551 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 5,796 GRT

Born:10 Oct 1888  
Died:21 Apr 1918 Mediterranean Sea 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1905 Seekadett
7 Apr 1906 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1908 Leutnant zur See
5 Sep 1911 Oberleutnant zur See
24 Apr 1916 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

prewar  Lifesaving Medal
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Military Merit Order (Bavaria)
 Order of the Zähringer Lion (Baden)

U-boat Commands

UB 3018 Mar 1916 - 1 Oct 1916
UC 7324 Dec 1916 - 26 Nov 1917
UB 7123 Nov 1917 - 21 Apr 1918 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Kurt Schapler

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
1 May 1917 UC 73  ImberhorneSailing vessel2,042fi
3 May 1917 UC 73 MezlySailing vessel1,568fr
3 May 1917 UC 73 MisurataSteamer2,691it
26 May 1917 UC 73 Agragassteamer850it
31 May 1917 UC 73 RosebankSteamer3,837br
28 Aug 1917 UC 73  Saint Joseph (d.)Steamer5,796fr
7 Oct 1917 UC 73 GeorgiosSailing vessel560gr
14 Oct 1917 UC 73 Lido G.Steamer1,003it
 18,347
7 ships sunk (12,551 tons) and 1 ship damaged (5,796 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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