WWI U-boat commanders

Paul Wagenführ

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/00)

Successes
22 ships sunk with a total of 72,542 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 4,154 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 1,250 tons
3 ships taken as prize with a total of 430 GRT

Born:10 Mar 1884 Helmstedt 
Died:12 Aug 1917 North Sea 


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Ranks

7 Apr 1900 Seekadett
19 Apr 1901 Fähnrich zur See
15 Apr 1904 Leutnant zur See
30 Mar 1906 Oberleutnant zur See
10 Apr 1911 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
14 May 1917  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 447 May 1915 - 12 Aug 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Paul Wagenführ

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
25 Mar 1916 U 44 OttomarSailing vessel327ru
27 Mar 1916 U 44 Manchester EngineerSteamer4,302br
29 Mar 1916 U 44 Begonia (d.)Sloop1,250br
30 Mar 1916 U 44 BellSailing vessel3,765nw
31 Mar 1916 U 44  AchillesSteamer7,043br
31 Mar 1916 U 44 GoldmouthTanker7,446br
31 Mar 1916 U 44 Hans GudeSteamer1,110nw
1 Apr 1916 U 44 AshburtonSteamer4,445br
27 Sep 1916 U 44 ThursoSteamer1,244br
 
16 Jan 1917 U 44 Baron SempillSteamer1,607br
23 Jan 1917 U 44 Agnes (p.)Trawler125br
23 Jan 1917 U 44 George E. Benson (p.)Trawler155br
23 Jan 1917 U 44 Vera (p.)Trawler150br
6 Mar 1917 U 44 CaldergroveSteamer4,327br
6 Mar 1917 U 44 Fenay LodgeSteamer3,223br
7 Mar 1917 U 44 OhioSteamer8,719fr
8 Mar 1917 U 44 DunbarmoorSteamer3,651br
8 Mar 1917 U 44 SilasSailing vessel750nw
10 Mar 1917 U 44 Aracataca (d.)steamer4,154br
14 Mar 1917 U 44 Bray HeadSteamer3,077br
16 Mar 1917 U 44  NarragansettTanker9,196br
28 Apr 1917 U 44 VacuumSteamer2,551am
2 May 1917 U 44 NatunaSailing vessel1,121nw
21 Jul 1917 U 44 Robert SmithNavy Trawler211br
24 Jul 1917 U 44 Thorsdalsteamer2,200nw
27 Jul 1917 U 44 John Hays HammondSailing Vessel132am
5 Aug 1917 U 44  BracondaleQ ship2,095br
 78,376
25 ships sunk (72,972 tons) and 2 ships damaged (5,404 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(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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