WWI U-boat commanders

Walter Scheffler

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
6 ships sunk with a total of 7,288 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 3,734 GRT

Born:2 Apr 1890  
Died:10 Sep 1918 North Sea 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1909 Seekadett
12 Apr 1910 Fähnrich zur See
19 Sep 1912 Leutnant zur See
2 May 1915 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Friedrich-August Cross (Oldenburg)
 War Merit Cross (Brunswick)

U-boat Commands

UB 2110 Sep 1917 - 28 Apr 1918
UB 1271 Jun 1918 - 10 Sep 1918 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Walter Scheffler

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
18 Oct 1917 UB 21 AmsteldamSteamer1,233br
19 Oct 1917 UB 21 GemmaSteamer1,385br
23 Nov 1917 UB 21 OceanSteamer1,442br
29 Dec 1917 UB 21 Inverness (d.)Steamer3,734br
29 Dec 1917 UB 21 PatriaSteamer838ru
30 Dec 1917 UB 21 HerculesSteamer1,295br
 
25 Mar 1918 UB 21 HerculesSteamer1,095br
 11,022
6 ships sunk (7,288 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,734 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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