WWI U-boat commanders

Erich Wilcke

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/00)

Successes
2 ships sunk with a total of 2,811 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 3,459 GRT

Born:18 Dec 1883 Spandau 
Died:3 Apr 1915 Straits of Dover 


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Ranks

7 Apr 1900 Seekadett
19 Apr 1901 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1903 Leutnant zur See
11 May 1905 Oberleutnant zur See
22 Mar 1910 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

prewar  Order of the Red Eagle

U-boat Commands

U 379 Dec 1914 - 30 Apr 1915

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Erich Wilcke

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
25 Mar 1915 U 37 Delmira (d.)Steamer3,459br
31 Mar 1915 U 37 EmmaSteamer1,617fr
1 Apr 1915 U 37 Seven SeasSteamer1,194br
 6,270
2 ships sunk (2,811 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,459 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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