WWI U-boat commanders

Martin Schelle

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/06)

Successes
39 ships sunk with a total of 19,095 GRT
2 warships sunk with a total of 1,660 tons
6 ships damaged with a total of 11,443 GRT

Born:18 Jan 1888  
Died:14 Jul 1918 Padstow, Cornwall 


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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
13 Jul 1916 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 3325 Sep 1916 - 19 Jul 1917
UB 6518 Aug 1917 - 14 Jul 1918 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Martin Schelle

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
8 Feb 1917 UC 33 DerikaTrawler153nl
14 Feb 1917 UC 33 EudoraSailing vessel1,991br
18 Feb 1917 UC 33 CliftonNavy Trawler242br
24 Feb 1917 UC 33 VeronaNavy Yacht437br
14 Apr 1917 UC 33 HermioneSteamer4,011br
20 Apr 1917 UC 33 Loch EyeNavy Trawler225br
21 Apr 1917 UC 33 JedburghTrawler165br
21 Apr 1917 UC 33 YeovilTrawler164br
5 May 1917 UC 33 LodesSteamer396br
23 May 1917 UC 33 BeinirFishing vessel (smack)73da
23 May 1917 UC 33 BritanniaFishing vessel69da
23 May 1917 UC 33 ElseFishing vessel78da
23 May 1917 UC 33 MargretheFishing vessel (smack)104da
23 May 1917 UC 33 OleariaTrawler209br
23 May 1917 UC 33 SisaponTrawler211br
23 May 1917 UC 33 StreymoyFishing vessel81da
24 May 1917 UC 33 BrestirFishing vessel (smack)69da
24 May 1917 UC 33 Isabella InnesFishing vessel37da
24 May 1917 UC 33 TravellerFishing vessel (smack)76da
25 May 1917 UC 33  A. H. FriisSailing vessel110da
25 May 1917 UC 33 GlygSteamer358nw
25 May 1917 UC 33 WhinlatterSailing vessel1,378nw
28 Jun 1917 UC 33 CoronaMotor fishing vessel48br
29 Jun 1917 UC 33 GemFishing vessel79br
29 Jun 1917 UC 33 Manx PrincessFishing vessel87br
30 Jun 1917 UC 33  Cheerful (hms)Destroyer370br
30 Jun 1917 UC 33 GermaniaSteamer1,064sw
1 Jul 1917 UC 33 ArielSailing vessel108br
2 Jul 1917 UC 33 General BullerDrifter72br
2 Jul 1917 UC 33 HamnavoeDrifter57br
6 Jul 1917 UC 33 Handel en VisscherijFishing vessel (sail)76nl
6 Jul 1917 UC 33 Piet HeinFishing vessel (sail)100nl
6 Jul 1917 UC 33 SkjaldSailing vessel477nw
7 Jul 1917 UC 33 SoutheskNavy Drifter93br
31 Oct 1917 UB 65  Margrete (d.)Steamer1,277da
12 Dec 1917 UB 65 BellvilleBark992sw
12 Dec 1917 UB 65 CharlestonSteamer1,866br
14 Dec 1917 UB 65 NorSteamer1,418nw
16 Dec 1917 UB 65 Arbutus (hms)Sloop1,290br
 
2 Mar 1918 UB 65 HavnaSteamer1,150nw
4 May 1918 UB 65 Pensilva (d.)Steamer4,316br
5 May 1918 UB 65 Pandora (d.)Sailing vessel85br
5 May 1918 UB 65 M. J. Hedley (d.)Steamer449br
8 May 1918 UB 65 Elizabetta (d.)Steamer335br
8 May 1918 UB 65 ThoralfSailing vessel586da
13 May 1918 UB 65 Esperanza De Larrinaga (d.)Steamer4,981br
14 Jul 1918 UB 65 Maria JoseSailing vessel185pt
 32,198
41 ships sunk (20,755 tons) and 6 ships damaged (11,443 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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