WWI U-boat commanders

Gerhardt Fürbringer

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/03)

No ships sunk or damaged

Born:13 Jul 1884 Braunschweig 
Died:17 Mar 1972  

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1 Apr 1903 Seekadett
15 Apr 1904 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1906 Leutnant zur See
27 Mar 1909 Oberleutnant zur See
27 Jan 1915 Kapitänleutnant
28 Jul 1920 Out of naval service


23 Jul 1913  Order of the Crown

U-boat Commands

U 4014 Feb 1915 - 23 Jun 1915


Gerhardt Fürbringer became a POW on 23 June, 1915 along with a part of his crew when his boat was sunk by a British submarine.

His younger brother, Werner Fürbringer, was also an U-boat commander. Werner was very successful during the war.

Ships hit by Gerhardt Fürbringer

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Media links

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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