WWI U-boat commanders

Otto Gerke

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/10)

Successes
10 ships sunk with a total of 39,885 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 100 tons

Born:12 Feb 1890  
Died:  


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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
24 Dec 1919 Out of naval service
10 Jan 1920 Kapitänleutnant (Charakter)

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 4730 Oct 1917 - 10 Mar 1918
UC 2715 Jan 1918 - 29 Nov 1918
UC 7330 May 1918 - 14 Jul 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Otto Gerke

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
26 Feb 1918 UC 27 MaltbySteamer3,977br
27 Feb 1918 UC 27 MachaonSteamer6,738br
28 Feb 1918 UC 27 SAVOYARDESailing vessel50fr
4 Mar 1918 UC 27 Clan MacphersonSteamer4,779br
8 Mar 1918 UC 27 AyrSteamer3,050br
1 May 1918 UC 27 MatianaSteamer5,313br
8 Jul 1918 UC 73 HortaSteamer3,472pt
13 Aug 1918 UC 27 La ChaussadeSteamer4,494fr
23 Aug 1918 UC 27 Australian TransportSteamer4,784br
25 Aug 1918 UC 27 WillingtoniaSteamer3,228br
 
22 Jan 1919 UC 27 Torpilleur 325Torpedo boat100fr
 39,985
11 ships sunk (39,985 tons).

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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