WWI U-boat commanders

Rudolf Gebeschus

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/06)

Successes
11 ships sunk with a total of 10,229 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 1,113 GRT
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 3,290 GRT

Born:10 Apr 1887 St. Goarshausen 
Died:28 Jan 1918 North Sea? 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1906 Seekadett
6 Apr 1907 Fähnrich zur See
30 Sep 1909 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1912 Oberleutnant zur See
7 Dec 1916 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UB 3522 Jun 1916 - 26 Sep 1916
UB 356 Nov 1916 - 19 Apr 1917
UB 6323 Jul 1917 - 14 Jan 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Rudolf Gebeschus

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
5 Feb 1917 UB 35 VestraSteamer1,021br
1 Apr 1917 UB 35 CamillaSteamer2,273nw
1 Apr 1917 UB 35  EsterSteamer1,210da
2 Apr 1917 UB 35 Lord ScarboroughTrawler158br
4 Apr 1917 UB 35 GibraltarTrawler188br
4 Apr 1917 UB 35 Maggie RossTrawler183br
6 Apr 1917 UB 35 KongshaugSteamer380nw
6 Apr 1917 UB 35 Lord KitchenerTrawler158br
6 Apr 1917 UB 35 RectoFishing vessel177br
15 Sep 1917 UB 63 SantarenSteamer4,256br
3 Nov 1917 UB 63 Haelen (p.)Steamer3,290be
8 Nov 1917 UB 63 LindhardtSailing vessel225da
15 Nov 1917 UB 63 Stargard (d.)Steamer1,113nw
 14,632
12 ships sunk (13,519 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,113 tons).


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


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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