WWI U-boat commanders

Walther Strasser

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/10)

Successes
6 ships sunk with a total of 3,712 GRT
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,277 GRT

Born:28 Dec 1889  
Died:  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1910 Seekadett
15 Apr 1911 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1913 Leutnant zur See
22 Mar 1916 Oberleutnant zur See
28 Jan 1920 Kapitänleutnant (Charakter)
28 Jan 1920 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class

U-boat Commands

U 9825 Nov 1917 - 21 Dec 1917
UC 5927 Apr 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Walther Strasser

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
28 Jun 1918 UC 59 ElbjorgSailing vessel523nw
29 Jun 1918 UC 59 Drowning ThyraAuxiliary motor430da
29 Jun 1918 UC 59 AriadneSailing vessel496nw
12 Jul 1918 UC 59  Margrete (p.)Steamer1,277da
21 Aug 1918 UC 59 HeclaBarge860nw
21 Aug 1918 UC 59 LoekeTrawler319nw
24 Aug 1918 UC 59 Auckland CastleSteamer1,084br
 4,989
7 ships sunk (4,989 tons).


Legend
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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