WWI U-boat commanders

Adolf Franz

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/01)

Successes
2 ships sunk with a total of 6,875 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 11,406 GRT

Born:25 Nov 1883  
Died:  


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Ranks

10 Apr 1901 Seekadett
22 Apr 1902 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1904 Leutnant zur See
27 Apr 1907 Oberleutnant zur See
18 Nov 1912 Kapitänleutnant
21 Feb 1919 Out of naval service
30 Aug 1919 Korvettenkapitän (Charakter)

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
13 Aug 1916  Saxe-Ernestine House Order

U-boat Commands

U 4711 Mar 1918 - 31 Mar 1918
U 15225 Aug 1918 - 15 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Adolf Franz

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
11 Sep 1918 U 152  Constance (d.)Sailing vessel199da
29 Sep 1918 U 152  George G. Henry (d.)Tanker6,936am
30 Sep 1918 U 152  TiconderogaSteamer5,130am
14 Oct 1918 U 152  StifinderSailing vessel1,745nw
15 Oct 1918 U 152 Messina (d.)Steamer4,271br
 18,281
2 ships sunk (6,875 tons) and 3 ships damaged (11,406 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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