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Georg Paech

Born on 15 Feb 1887.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (13 Jan 1917)
Died on 17 Aug 1925

Commands:
UC 75

Karl Palis

Born on 26 Feb 1885.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)
Died on 6 Nov 1916, off Varna.

Commands:
UC 12, UB 45

Karl Palmgren

Born on 2 Sep 1891 in Voigdehagen (near Stralsund).
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 16 Sep 1970, Göttingen.

Commands:
UC 76

Urban Passerar

Born on 25 Oct 1878 in Bratislava.
Crew 1897. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1917)

Commands:
k.u.k. U5, k.u.k. U6

Paul Pastuszyk

Born on 7 Mar 1880.
Crew 4/99. Korvettenkapitän (24 Apr 1916)
Died on 13 Jul 1961

Commands:
U 153

Helmut Patzig

Born on 26 Oct 1890 in Danzig.
Crew 4/10. Oberleutnant zur See (22 Mar 1916)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 11 Jul 1918
Died on 11 Mar 1984

Commands:
U 86, U 90

Edmund Pauli

Born on 23 Jun 1881.
Crew 4/00. Kapitänleutnant (22 Mar 1911)

Commands:
U 119

Friedrich Petersen

Born on 2 Mar 1883.
Crew 4/00. Kapitänleutnant (9 Dec 1910)

Commands:
U 112

Rudolf Petersen

Born on 22 Feb 1892.
Crew 4/11. Oberleutnant zur See (26 Apr 1917)

Commands:
UB 105

Karl Petri

Born on 21 Apr 1887.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (12 Oct 1916)
Died on 17 Apr 1929

Commands:
UC 49, UC 49, UB 87

Woldemar Petri

Born on 26 Feb 1883.
Crew 10/04. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)
Died on 30 Apr 1951

Commands:
UB 78, UB 79, UB 64, U 79

Willy Petz

Born on 7 Jan 1885 in Gumbinnen.
Crew 4/03. Kapitänleutnant (19 Sep 1914)
Died on 7 Mar 1917, North Sea.

Commands:
U 85

Wladimir Pfeifer

Born on 10 Mar 1891 in Haselbach (Leskovec) Krain.
Crew 1909. Linenschiffleutnant (1 May 1916)
Died on 30 Nov 1932, Kostajnica.

Commands:
k.u.k. U11, k.u.k. U17, k.u.k. U40

Ulrich Pilzecker

Born on 9 Oct 1889 in Munich.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 15 Sep 1918, English Channel.

Commands:
UC 4, UB 10, UC 14, UC 17, UB 78, UB 113

Hugo Pistel

Born on 11 Apr 1890 in Lemberg (Lvov), Galicia.
Crew 1909. Linenschiffleutnant (1 May 1916)

Commands:
k.u.k. U11, k.u.k. U14

Wilhelm Plange

Born on 26 Feb 1881.
Crew 4/00. Kapitänleutnant (10 Apr 1911)

Commands:
U 29

Erich Platsch

Born on 18 Feb 1888 in Gostyn (Gosty?).
Crew 4/07. Oberleutnant zur See (27 Sep 1913)
Died on 13 Dec 1916, off Scillies Isl..

Commands:
UB 29

Max Ploen

Born on 3 Apr 1891 in Straßburg.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 5 Oct 1917, North Sea.

Commands:
UB 41

Richard Plum

Born on 1 Oct 1889.
Crew 4/10. Oberleutnant zur See (22 Mar 1916)

Commands:
UB 120

Richard Pohle

Born on 11 Oct 1882 in Paris.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (11 Nov 1911)
Died on 9 Aug 1914, North Sea.

Commands:
U 15

Karl Pramer

Born on 13 Aug 1884 in Herzogsdorf/Linz.
Crew 1903. Linenschiffleutnant (1 May 1913)
Died on 29 Dec 1946, Linz.

Commands:
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Leo Prásil

Born on 25 Feb 1887 in Pola.
Crew 1905. Linenschiffleutnant (1 May 1913)
Died on 29 Apr 1924, Graf.

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

Othmar Printz

Born on 30 Sep 1891 in Odenburg (Sopron), Hungary.
Crew 1910. Linenschiffleutnant (1 May 1917)
Died on 3 Jan 1975, Pueblo Ledesma.

Commands:
k.u.k. U2, k.u.k. U1

Athalwin Prinz

Born on 8 Jul 1883.
Crew 4/02. Kapitänleutnant (22 Mar 1913)
Died on 7 Jan 1918, W Ireland.

Commands:
U 95

Eberhard von Prittwitz und Gaffron

Born on 21 Sep 1889.
Crew 4/07. Kapitänleutnant (16 Nov 1917)
Died on 4 Aug 1918, off Flamborough Head.

Commands:
UB 107

Herbert Pustkuchen

Born on 28 Dec 1889 in Detmold.
Crew 4/08. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 19 Nov 1915
Died on 27 May 1917, Off the Isles of Scilly.

Commands:
UC 5, UB 29, UC 66

Bernhard Putzier

Born on 27 Jun 1887.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)

Commands:
UB 22, UB 62

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