WWI U-boat commanders

Adolf Ehrensberger

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/10)

Successes
9 ships sunk with a total of 8,392 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 8,203 GRT

Born:31 Oct 1891 Essen 
Died:9 Jun 1940  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1910 Seekadett
15 Apr 1911 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1913 Leutnant zur See
22 Mar 1916 Oberleutnant zur See
28 Sep 1920 Kapitänleutnant (Charakter)
28 Sep 1920 Out of naval service
1939 or so Korvettenkapitän der Reserve

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 536 Feb 1918 - 18 Jun 1918
UB 4913 Jun 1918 - 29 Nov 1918

Notes

Ehrensberger died on June 9, 1940 while serving as commander of the 8. Vorpostenflottille when V 801, in which he was aboard, was mined.

Ships hit by Adolf Ehrensberger

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
24 Mar 1918 UC 53 LA NUOVA FELICESailing vessel72it
24 Mar 1918 UC 53 NUOVO ENIOSailing vessel35it
24 Mar 1918 UC 53 REGINA IMMACOLATASailing vessel35it
24 Mar 1918 UC 53 TRE SORELLE SALVOSailing vessel26it
27 Mar 1918 UC 53 Castrenzo CoppolaSailing vessel94it
4 Jun 1918 UC 53 Michelangelo (d.)Steamer2,456it
8 Jun 1918 UC 53 ConcettinaSteamer1,271it
8 Jun 1918 UC 53 La BayonnaiseSteamer2,425fr
10 Jun 1918 UC 53 Brodholme (d.)Steamer5,747br
27 Sep 1918 UB 49 HatasuSteamer3,193br
1 Oct 1918 UB 49  FrancoliSteamer1,241sp
 16,595
9 ships sunk (8,392 tons) and 2 ships damaged (8,203 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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