WWI U-boat commanders

Werner von Zerboni di Sposetti

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/08)

Successes
10 ships sunk with a total of 15,001 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 810 tons
3 ships damaged with a total of 14,849 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 810 tons
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 148 GRT

Born:8 Jul 1890  
Died:30 Sep 1917 North Sea, English Channel, or Biscay 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1908 Seekadett
10 Apr 1909 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1911 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1914 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class

U-boat Commands

UC 65 Nov 1916 - 30 Apr 1917
UC 2110 Jun 1917 - 30 Sep 1917 (+)

Notes

Date of death approximate as UC 21 is missing after reaching the assigned patrol area in the Bay of Biscay.

Ships hit by Werner von Zerboni di Sposetti

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
29 Dec 1916 UC 6 LonadaSteamer1,286br
29 Dec 1916 UC 6 LudlowMinesweeper810br
29 Dec 1916 UC 6 Totnes (d.)Minesweeper810br
 
22 Feb 1917 UC 6 Ashtabula (d.)Tanker7,025br
31 Mar 1917 UC 6 Forward IiiNavy Drifter89br
19 Apr 1917 UC 6 Lumina (d.)Tanker5,856br
12 May 1917 UC 6 Waterville (d.)Steamer1,968br
29 Jun 1917 UC 21 LauwerzeeTrawler47nl
4 Jul 1917 UC 21 BestevaerSteamer1,044nl
4 Jul 1917 UC 21 Roelfina (p.)Sailing vessel148nl
11 Jul 1917 UC 21 CoquimboSailing vessel1,759fr
15 Aug 1917 UC 21 PhoebeSteamer3,956fr
17 Aug 1917 UC 21 PontoporosSteamer4,049gr
19 Aug 1917 UC 21 Therese & MarieSteamer1,615fr
16 Sep 1917 UC 21 Ann J. TrainerSailing vessel426am
23 Sep 1917 UC 21 St. DunstanDredger730br
 31,618
12 ships sunk (15,959 tons) and 4 ships damaged (15,659 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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