WWI U-boat commanders

Gustav Buch

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/07)

Successes
24 ships sunk with a total of 37,367 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 1,010 tons

Born:16 Nov 1887 Leiselheim, Breisach 
Died:21 May 1917 north of Ushant 


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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
26 Apr 1917 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

prewar  Princely House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UB 1019 Jun 1916 - 11 Sep 1916
UC 415 Sep 1916 - 20 Oct 1916
UC 363 Nov 1916 - 21 May 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Gustav Buch

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
13 Aug 1916 UB 10 Lassoo (hms)Destroyer1,010br
 
12 Feb 1917 UC 36 WestMotor vessel378nw
17 Mar 1917 UC 36 RussiaSteamer1,617da
19 Mar 1917 UC 36 Kong IngeSteamer867nw
19 Mar 1917 UC 36 BrodeSteamer2,363nw
22 Mar 1917 UC 36 HuginSteamer1,395nw
24 Mar 1917 UC 36 L’ameriqueNavy Trawler489fr
25 Mar 1917 UC 36 BaynaenSteamer3,227br
25 Mar 1917 UC 36 Etoile PolaireFishing vessel33fr
25 Mar 1917 UC 36 LeontineSailing vessel201fr
23 Apr 1917 UC 36 SavioSteamer1,922it
24 Apr 1917 UC 36 KenilworthSteamer2,735br
24 Apr 1917 UC 36  La ProvidenceSailing vessel272fr
25 Apr 1917 UC 36 HirondelleSteamer1,648br
27 Apr 1917 UC 36 VerjøSteamer1,002nw
28 Apr 1917 UC 36 CondorSteamer3,565ru
18 May 1917 UC 36 CamberwellSteamer4,078br
18 May 1917 UC 36 ElfordSteamer1,739br
18 May 1917 UC 36 LucknowNavy Trawler171br
20 May 1917 UC 36 DanaSailing vessel182br
20 May 1917 UC 36 MientjeSailing vessel120br
20 May 1917 UC 36 TijucaSteamer2,304bz
21 May 1917 UC 36 Ferdinand A.Steamer2,062fr
30 May 1917 UC 36 Corbet WoodallSteamer917br
14 Jun 1917 UC 36 NirefsSteamer4,080gr
 38,377
25 ships sunk (38,377 tons).


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Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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