WWI U-boat commanders

Erich Förste

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/10)

Successes
1 ship sunk with a total of 3,231 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 7,270 GRT

Born:11 Feb 1892  
Died:10 Jul 1963  


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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
1 Jan 1921 Kapitänleutnat
1 Nov 1928 Korvettenkapitän
1 Sep 1935 Kapitän zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Albert Order (Saxony)
 Naval Wound Badge
 U-Boat War Badge

U-boat Commands

UB 3431 Mar 1918 - 8 Sep 1918
UB 994 Sep 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Erich Förste

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
21 Apr 1918 UB 34 Lompoc (d.)Tanker7,270br
10 Jun 1918 UB 34 LowtyneSteamer3,231br
 10,501
1 ships sunk (3,231 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,270 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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