WWI U-boat commanders

Freiherr Rudolf von Speth-Schülzburg

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/03)

Successes
3 ships sunk with a total of 8,173 GRT

Born:17 Oct 1884 Schönthal 
Died:25 Dec 1917 Irish Sea 

Rudolf von Speth-Schülzburg
Photo courtesy of Mr. Hermann Hampe

Ranks

1 Apr 1903 Seekadett
15 Apr 1904 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1906 Leutnant zur See
27 Mar 1909 Oberleutnant zur See
16 Apr 1915 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Order of the Crown
 Friedrich Order (Württemberg)

U-boat Commands

U 8713 Oct 1917 - 25 Dec 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Rudolf von Speth-Schülzburg

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
13 Dec 1917 U 87 Little GemSailing vessel114br
24 Dec 1917 U 87 DaybreakSteamer3,238br
25 Dec 1917 U 87 AgberiSteamer4,821br
 8,173
3 ships sunk (8,173 tons).

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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