WWI U-boat commanders

Max Schmitz

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/08)

Successes
16 ships sunk with a total of 22,583 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 3,057 GRT

Born:17 Jan 1889 Köln 
Died:15 Oct 1917 off Flanders 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1908 Seekadett
10 Apr 1909 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1911 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1914 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

prewar  House and Merit Order of Peter Frederick Louis (Oldenburg)

U-boat Commands

UC 1121 Aug 1916 - 1 Dec 1916
UC 628 Jan 1917 - 14 Oct 1917

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Max Schmitz

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
20 Oct 1916 UC 11 HuguenotSteamer1,032br
24 Oct 1916 UC 11 FramfieldSteamer2,510br
26 Oct 1916 UC 11 Lord RobertsNavy Trawler293br
21 Nov 1916 UC 11 HelenaSteamer1,798nl
29 Nov 1916 UC 11 Lord AiredaleNavy Trawler215br
 
5 Apr 1917 UC 62 Result (d.)Q-ship122br
2 May 1917 UC 62 NoordzeeSailing vessel136nl
4 May 1917 UC 62 NeptunusSteamer160nl
24 May 1917 UC 62 Chicago City (d.)Steamer2,324br
30 May 1917 UC 62 LisbonSteamer1,203br
24 Jun 1917 UC 62 TaipoNavy Trawler247br
26 Jun 1917 UC 62 A. B. Sherman (d.)Sailing vessel611am
28 Jun 1917 UC 62 NeotsfieldSailing vessel1,875br
28 Jun 1917 UC 62 Don ArturoSteamer3,680br
25 Jul 1917 UC 62 VaarbudSailing vessel362nw
27 Jul 1917 UC 62 CarmelaAuxiliary motor1,379am
28 Jul 1917 UC 62 GlenstraeSteamer4,718br
26 Aug 1917 UC 62 ChacmaSailing vessel608nw
15 Oct 1917 UC 62 HartburnSteamer2,367br
 25,640
16 ships sunk (22,583 tons) and 3 ships damaged (3,057 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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