Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/06)
6 ships sunk with a total of 9,083 GRT
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|1 Apr 1906|| ||Seekadett|
|6 Apr 1907|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|30 Sep 1909|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|19 Sep 1912|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|See below|| ||Kapitänleutnant|
|27 Dec 1919|| ||Out of naval service.|
|1 Apr 1933|| ||Korvettenkapitän (Ergänzungsoffizier)|
|UC 32||13 Sep 1916|| - ||23 Feb 1917|
While UC 32 was laying mines off the Roker lighthouse at Sunderland on February 23, 1917 the boat detonated one of its own mines. The commander, Herbert Breyer, and two men were picked up by the British after she blew up. They became prisoners of war.
Breyer was promoted to Kapitänleutnant on November 19, 1919 with a seniority date of April 26, 1917, the date he would otherwise have been promoted to Kapitänleutnant had he not been captured.
Ships hit by Herbert Breyer