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Hans Degetau

Born on 30 Apr 1890 in Othmarschen.
Crew 4/08. Oberleutnant zur See (19 Sep 1914)
Died on 13 Mar 1917, English Channel.

Commands:
UB 17, UC 68

Gustav Deuerlich

Born on 24 Mar 1888.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (28 Apr 1918)
Died on 9 Feb 1972

Commands:
UC 40

Albrecht von Dewitz

Born on 7 Dec 1889.
Crew 4/08. Kapitänleutnant (18 Aug 1918)

Commands:
UC 15, UB 67, UB 14, UB 14, UC 38

Victor Dieckmann

Born on 1 Sep 1887 in Jüterbog.
Crew 4/05. Kapitänleutnant (24 Apr 1916)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 18 Aug 1917
Died on 26 Mar 1918, St. George’s Channel.

Commands:
UB 27, U 61

Benno von Ditfurth

Born on 30 Aug 1888 in Hannover.
Crew 4/07. Oberleutnant zur See (27 Sep 1913)
Died on 22 Sep 1917, English Channel.

Commands:
UC 11, UC 11, UB 32

Karl Dobberstein

Born on 4 Oct 1888 in Thorn.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 28 Aug 1918, off the east coast of England .

Commands:
UC 11, UB 40, UC 70

Hellmuth von Doemming

Born on 9 Nov 1891.
Crew 4/10. Oberleutnant zur See (22 Mar 1916)
Died on 6 Apr 1921

Commands:
UC 52, UB 67

Otto Dröscher

Born on 4 Mar 1884.
Crew 4/02. Kapitänleutnant (22 Mar 1914)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 29 Oct 1918

Commands:
U 20, U 14, U 78, U 79, U 71, U 117

Robert Dürrigl

Born on 26 May 1891 in Kolomea, Galicia.
Crew 1909. Linenschiffleutnant (1 May 1916)
Died on 15 Sep 1973, Wien.

Commands:
k.u.k. U21, k.u.k. U29, k.u.k. U10

Karl Dönitz

Born on 16 Sep 1891.
Crew 4/10. Oberleutnant zur See (22 Mar 1916)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 10 Jun 1918
Died on 24 Dec 1980

Commands:
UC 25, UB 68

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