WWI U-boat commanders

Helmut Gerlach

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/01)

Successes
25 ships sunk with a total of 63,241 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 12,222 GRT

Born:25 May 1885 Berlin 
Died:15 Jan 1918 English Channel 

Helmut Gerlach

Ranks

10 Apr 1901 Seekadett
22 Apr 1902 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1904 Leutnant zur See
7 Apr 1906 Oberleutnant zur See
25 Apr 1912 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Hanseatic Cross

U-boat Commands

U 9323 May 1917 - 15 Jan 1918 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Helmut Gerlach

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
19 Jun 1917 U 93 LouiseSailing vessel645nw
27 Jun 1917 U 93 Baron OgilvySteamer4,570br
4 Jul 1917 U 93 KodanSailing vessel308da
12 Aug 1917 U 93 BestumSteamer3,520nw
14 Aug 1917 U 93 AstiSteamer5,300it
20 Aug 1917 U 93 Elswick LodgeSteamer3,558br
21 Aug 1917 U 93 VolodiaSteamer5,689br
23 Aug 1917 U 93 Carl F. CressySailing vessel898am
25 Aug 1917 U 93 HeathersideSteamer2,767br
25 Aug 1917 U 93 OvarSteamer1,650pt
26 Aug 1917 U 93 MarmionSteamer4,066br
26 Aug 1917 U 93 Minas QueenSailing vessel492ca
29 Aug 1917 U 93 TreloskeSteamer3,071br
18 Oct 1917 U 93 MacaoSteamer3,557bz
27 Oct 1917 U 93 D. N. LuckenbachSteamer2,929am
28 Oct 1917 U 93  Finland (d.)Passenger steamer12,222am
29 Oct 1917 U 93 La EpocaSailing vessel2,432ur
30 Oct 1917 U 93 LiffSteamer2,521nw
 
2 Jan 1918 U 93 VedaFishing vessel (smack)25br
4 Jan 1918 U 93 Goeland INavy trawler235fr
6 Jan 1918 U 93 KanarisSteamer3,793gr
6 Jan 1918 U 93 Harry LuckenbachTanker2,798am
6 Jan 1918 U 93 Henri LecourSteamer2,488fr
6 Jan 1918 U 93  DagnySteamer1,220da
14 Jan 1918 U 93 Babin ChevayeSailing vessel2,174fr
15 Jan 1918 U 93 War SongSteamer2,535br
 75,463
25 ships sunk (63,241 tons) and 1 ship damaged (12,222 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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