WWI U-boat Commanders


The WWI Commander Listing

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L -
M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - Z


Click on any of the names for a full profile page on that commander.

L

Claus Lafrenz

Born on 9 Jan 1887.
Crew 4/07. Kapitänleutnant (20 Aug 1917)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 30 Jun 1917
Died on 4 Apr 1937

Commands:
UB 18, UC 65

Fritz Lamprecht

Born on 9 Aug 1893.
Crew 4/11. Oberleutnant zur See (26 Apr 1917)
Died on 23 Jul 1961

Commands:
UB 100

Werner Lange

Born on 18 Jul 1893 in Prussisch-Stargard.
Crew 4/12. Oberleutnant zur See (25 Dec 1917)
Died on 19 Nov 1965

Commands:
UC 11

Otto Launburg

Born on 13 Feb 1891 in Gadebusch .
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 3 Mar 1918
Died on 9 Dec 1980, Braunschweig.

Commands:
UC 37, UB 52

Herbert Lefholz

Born on 9 Jul 1888.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)

Commands:
UB 33, UB 23, UC 59

Johannes Lemmer

Born on 2 Jul 1881 in Petersdorf, Oberschlesien (now Szobiszowice).
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (19 Sep 1912)
Died on 18 Dec 1914, North Sea.

Commands:
U 5

Reinhold Lepsius

Born on 14 Oct 1887 in Frankfurt am Main.
Crew 4/05. Oberleutnant zur See (27 Jan 1911)
Died on 15 Sep 1915, off Udsire (Norway).

Commands:
U 6, U 6

Egon Lerch

Born on 19 Jun 1886 in Triest.
Linenschiffleutnant (1 Jan 1913)
Awarded the Order of Leopold
Died on 12 Aug 1915, Venice.

Commands:
k.u.k. U12

Lothar Leschanowsky

Born on 9 Dec 1879 in Iglau (Jihlava), Bohemia.
Crew 1897. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1917)
Awarded the Order of Leopold
Died on 6 Sep 1942

Commands:
k.u.k. U4, k.u.k. U3, k.u.k. U4

Hans Albrecht Liebeskind

Born on 20 Jul 1892.
Crew 4/11. Oberleutnant zur See (26 Apr 1917)

Commands:
U 19, U 19

Konrad Limann

Born on 28 Jun 1893.
Crew 4/11. Oberleutnant zur See (26 Apr 1917)

Commands:
UB 102

Walter Lippold

Born on 27 May 1889.
Crew 4/08. Kapitänleutnant (28 Apr 1918)

Commands:
UC 25

Willy List

Born on 2 Jul 1888.
Crew 4/08. Kapitänleutnant (28 Apr 1918)

Commands:
UC 37

Kurt Loch

Born on 3 Apr 1891.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 22 Mar 1922

Commands:
UC 4, UC 70

Freiherr Degenhart von Loë

Born on 2 May 1884.
Crew 4/02. Kapitänleutnant (22 Mar 1914)

Commands:
U 28, U 100

Johannes Lohs

Born on 24 Jun 1889 in Einsiedel, Sachsen.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 23 Dec 1917
Awarded the Pour le Mérite on 24 Apr 1918
Died on 14 Aug 1918, off the Belgian coast.

Commands:
UC 75, UB 57

Helmut Lorenz

Born on 8 Oct 1889.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 3 Mar 1970

Commands:
UC 14, UB 10, UC 48

Hermann Lorenz

Born on 29 Apr 1888 in Erfurt.
Crew 4/05. Kapitänleutnant (19 Apr 1916)
Died on 3 Nov 1916, off North Cape.

Commands:
U 56

Otto Loycke

Born on 29 May 1893.
Crew 4/11. Oberleutnant zur See (26 Apr 1917)
Died on 27 Jan 1945

Commands:
UC 54

Hans Georg Lübbe

Born on 2 May 1889.
Crew 4/08. Kapitänleutnant (28 Apr 1918)
Died on 15 Dec 1965

Commands:
UB 27, UC 23, UB 42

Hans Adalbert von der Lühe

Born on 1 Mar 1890 in Schabow bei Rostock.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 27 Feb 1975, Bockenheim/Pfalz.

Commands:
UC 20, UC 74, UB 143

Vicco von der Lühe

Born on 9 Jun 1890 in Schwerin.
Crew 4/08. Oberleutnant zur See (19 Sep 1914)
Died on 1 Mar 1919, Reighley (GB).

Commands:
UB 16

Freiherr Nikolaus von Lyncker

Born on 15 Apr 1891.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 22 May 1945, USSR.

Commands:
UB 12, UC 17

Hans Lütjohann

Born on 5 Jun 1889 in Holtenau, Kiel.
Crew 4/07. Oberleutnant zur See (27 Sep 1913)
Died on 27 Sep 1916, Black Sea.

Commands:
UB 7

Werner Löwe

Born on 4 Jul 1889 in Landsberg a.d. Warthe.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 10 Mar 1918, Strait of Dover.

Commands:
UC 6, UC 79, UC 78, UB 58

25 U-boat Commanders located.


The WWI Commander Listing

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L -
M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - Z

WWI U-boat commanders