WWI U-boat commanders

Ernst Steindorff

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
29 ships sunk with a total of 40,297 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 995 tons
6 ships damaged with a total of 24,233 GRT

Born:17 May 1891 Göttingen 
Died:26 May 1918 English Channel 

Ernst Steindorff

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
20 Apr 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UB 1220 Jan 1917 - 7 Aug 1917
UC 7114 Sep 1917 - 28 Jan 1918
UB 7431 Jan 1918 - 26 May 1918 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Ernst Steindorff

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
13 Mar 1917 UB 12 ElisabethNavy trawler302fr
18 Mar 1917 UB 12 Duchess Of MontroseAuxiliary minesweeper322br
23 Mar 1917 UB 12 Laforey (hms)Destroyer995br
20 Apr 1917 UB 12 NepaulinAuxiliary minesweeper314br
26 Apr 1917 UB 12 AlhamaSteamer1,744br
10 Jun 1917 UB 12 DulwichSteamer1,460br
10 Jul 1917 UB 12 Jupiter INavy trawler263fr
22 Sep 1917 UC 71 Matti (d.)Steamer2,139nw
22 Sep 1917 UC 71  TrongateSteamer2,553br
23 Sep 1917 UC 71 HornsundSteamer3,646br
24 Sep 1917 UC 71 LekaSteamer1,845nw
31 Oct 1917 UC 71 EstrellanoSteamer1,161br
5 Nov 1917 UC 71  AlcedoNavy Yacht983am
6 Dec 1917 UC 71 ApleyNavy Trawler222br
6 Dec 1917 UC 71  WyndhurstSteamer570br
6 Dec 1917 UC 71 BraesideSteamer569br
24 Dec 1917 UC 71 LucistonSteamer2,877br
25 Dec 1917 UC 71 EspagneSteamer1,463be
25 Dec 1917 UC 71 Hyacinthus (d.)Steamer5,756br
27 Dec 1917 UC 71 P. L. M. 4Steamer2,640fr
28 Dec 1917 UC 71 FallodonSteamer3,012br
28 Dec 1917 UC 71 Piscatorial IiNavy drifter93br
29 Dec 1917 UC 71 SapperNavy trawler276br
 
18 Jan 1918 UC 71 GambriNavy Trawler274br
20 Jan 1918 UC 71 Harmonides (d.)Steamer3,521br
23 Jan 1918 UC 71 AalesundSteamer414nw
26 Feb 1918 UB 74 GreavesashSteamer1,263br
26 Feb 1918 UB 74 RomnySteamer1,024br
7 Apr 1918 UB 74 RyeSteamer986br
10 Apr 1918 UB 74 Paul Paix (d.)Tanker4,196br
12 Apr 1918 UB 74 LuisaSteamer3,603sp
14 Apr 1918 UB 74 MarocSteamer2,808fr
15 Apr 1918 UB 74 Tanfield (d.)Steamer4,538br
18 May 1918 UB 74 John G. McculloughSteamer1,985am
23 May 1918 UB 74 SkaraasSteamer1,625br
25 May 1918 UB 74 Anne (d.)Steamer4,083br
 65,525
30 ships sunk (41,292 tons) and 6 ships damaged (24,233 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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