WWI U-boat commanders

Franz Wäger

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/07)

Successes
10 ships sunk with a total of 19,561 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 120 tons
1 ship damaged with a total of 3,943 GRT

Born:7 Jan 1888 Bamberg 
Died:4 Aug 1916 Otranto Straits 


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Ranks

3 Apr 1907 Seekadett
21 Apr 1908 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1910 Leutnant zur See
27 Sep 1913 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Military Merit Order (Bavaria)

U-boat Commands

UB 129 Jan 1915 - 9 Jul 1915
UC 79 Jul 1915 - 29 Nov 1915
UB 1811 Dec 1915 - 15 Feb 1916
UB 4411 May 1916 - 4 Aug 1916 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Franz Wäger

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
26 Jun 1915 UB 1  Torpediniere 5 PnTorpedo boat120it
1 Sep 1915 UC 7 MaltaNavy Trawler138br
1 Sep 1915 UC 7 NadineNavy Trawler150br
1 Sep 1915 UC 7 Savonasteamer1,180br
3 Sep 1915 UC 7 ChurstonSteamer2,470br
22 Sep 1915 UC 7  Koningin EmmaPassenger steamer9,181nl
26 Sep 1915 UC 7 Vigilantpilot boat69br
5 Oct 1915 UC 7 NovocastrianSteamer1,151br
6 Oct 1915 UC 7  TexelstroomSteamer1,601nl
28 Nov 1915 UC 7 William MorrisonNavy Trawler212br
 
8 Feb 1916 UC 7 Elswick Manor (d.)Steamer3,943br
30 Jun 1916 UB 44 MoerisSteamer3,409br
 23,624
11 ships sunk (19,681 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,943 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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