WWI U-boat commanders

Otto Heinrich Tornow

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/05)

Successes
9 ships sunk with a total of 6,380 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 1,210 tons

Born:7 Dec 1886  
Died:  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1905 Seekadett
7 Apr 1906 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1908 Leutnant zur See
27 Jan 1911 Oberleutnant zur See
27 Jan 1916 Kapitänleutnant
22 Nov 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 3929 Oct 1916 - 31 Jan 1917
UC 4218 Nov 1916 - 17 Jul 1917

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Otto Heinrich Tornow

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
22 Feb 1917 UC 42 FrolicTrawler183br
22 Feb 1917 UC 42 Lord CollingwoodFishing vessel148br
28 Mar 1917 UC 42 UraniaSailing vessel1,688nw
31 Mar 1917 UC 42 Carnation (d.)Sloop1,210br
4 May 1917 UC 42 SophieSailing vessel64da
5 May 1917 UC 42 AngelaSailing vessel122br
6 May 1917 UC 42  HebbleSteamer904br
9 May 1917 UC 42 KittyFishing vessel181br
17 Jun 1917 UC 42 Lizzie WestollSteamer2,855br
12 Jul 1917 UC 42 George MilburnNavy Trawler235br
 7,590
9 ships sunk (6,380 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,210 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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