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Helmuth von Rabenau

Born on 26 Jan 1885.
Crew 4/03. Kapitänleutnant (19 Sep 1914)
Died on 18 Dec 1970

Commands:
U 67

Reinhard von Rabenau

Born on 6 Nov 1888.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 2 Sep 1918

Commands:
UC 77, UB 88

Kurt Ramien

Born on 3 Oct 1889 in Harburg.
Crew 4/08. Kapitänleutnant (28 Apr 1918)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 23 Jul 1917
Died on 8 Sep 1939, Kiel.

Commands:
UC 1, UC 48, UB 109

Robert Ramm

Born on 3 Dec 1890 in Klein-Daberkow, Mecklenburg.
Crew 4/10. Oberleutnant zur See (22 Mar 1916)
Died on 19 Oct 1918, North Sea.

Commands:
UB 123

Ortwin Rave

Born on 1 Oct 1882.
Crew 4/99. Korvettenkapitän (26 Apr 1917)

Commands:
U 157

Philipp Recke

Born on 15 Apr 1883.
Crew 4/02. Kapitänleutnant (13 May 1913)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 3 Oct 1918

Commands:
U 113

Curt von Reiche

Born on 6 Feb 1891 in Hamburg.
Crew 4/10. Oberleutnant zur See (22 Mar 1916)
Died on 10 Apr 1940

Commands:
UC 95

Fritz Reiche

Born on 17 Jul 1887.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)

Commands:
UC 96

Gottfried Reichenbach

Born on 5 May 1889 in Brandenburg a. Havel.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 27 Sep 1917, off North Foreland.

Commands:
UC 6

Georg Reimarus

Born on 13 Nov 1889 in Berlin.
Crew 4/08. Oberleutnant zur See (19 Sep 1914)
Died on 4 Oct 1917, English Channel.

Commands:
UC 4, UC 4, UB 10, UC 16

Johannes Remy

Born on 28 Oct 1887 in Gera.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (13 Jul 1916)
Died on 2 May 1918, Mediterranean Sea.

Commands:
UC 56, UB 70

Walter Remy

Born on 1 Jul 1883 in Gera, Thüringen.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (25 Apr 1912)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 24 Apr 1918
Died on 15 Jan 1965, Schliersee, Bayern.

Commands:
U 24, U 90

Heinrich XXXVII Prinz Reuß zu Köstritz

Born on 1 Nov 1888 in Lugwigslust (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern).
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)
Died on 9 Feb 1964, Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Commands:
UC 54, UB 130

Wilhelm Rhein

Born on 10 Mar 1887.
Crew 4/07. Kapitänleutnant (17 Sep 1917)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 2 Nov 1918
Died on 24 Jul 1964

Commands:
UB 16, UB 30, UB 112

Johannes Ries

Born on 8 Jul 1891 in Neustadt a.d. Haardt.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 14 Jul 1918, English Channel.

Commands:
UB 17, UB 88, UC 77

Hermann Rigele

Born on 16 Sep 1891 in Sarajevo.
Crew 1909. Linenschiffleutnant (1 May 1916)
Awarded the Military Order of Maria Theresa on 21 Dec 1929
Died on 18 Oct 1982, Wien.

Commands:
k.u.k. U10, k.u.k. U17, k.u.k. U20, k.u.k. U31

Walter Roehr

Born on 6 Dec 1887 in Kunersdorf.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 11 Apr 1917
Died on 15 Jan 1918, Off Penmarch, France.

Commands:
U 84

Hermann Rohne

Born on 20 Jul 1890.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 12 May 1974

Commands:
UC 20

Otto Rohrbeck

Born on 8 Dec 1882.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (25 Apr 1912)

Commands:
U 28, U 79

Erich von Rohrscheidt

Born on 1 Sep 1889.
Crew 4/08. Kapitänleutnant (28 Apr 1918)
Died on 1 Jul 1918, Sevastopol.

Commands:
UB 10, UB 10, UB 42

Hans Rose

Born on 15 Apr 1885 in Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Crew 4/03. Kapitänleutnant (14 Jul 1914)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 2 Nov 1916
Awarded the Pour le Mérite on 20 Dec 1917
Died on 6 Dec 1969

Commands:
U 53

Erich von Rosenberg-Gruszczynski

Born on 20 Sep 1881.
Crew 4/00. Korvettenkapitän (28 Apr 1918)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 24 Nov 1917

Commands:
U 30, U 67

Ernst Rosenow

Born on 27 Jul 1888 in Perlhof, Perleberg.
Crew 4/07. Kapitänleutnant (17 Jun 1917)
Died on 7 Jun 1917, Irish Sea.

Commands:
UC 10, UB 28, UC 29

Hellmuth von Ruckteschell

Born on 23 Mar 1890 in Hamburg.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 13 Aug 1918
Died on 24 Sep 1948, Hamburg-Fuhlbüttel.

Commands:
UB 34, U 54

Walter Rumpel

Born on 16 Mar 1882 in Dresden.
Crew 4/02. Kapitänleutnant (22 Mar 1914)
Died on 14 Jul 1916, Helgoland Bay.

Commands:
U 51

Karl Ruprecht

Born on 30 Jan 1890.
Crew 4/08. Kapitänleutnant (18 Jul 1918)

Commands:
UB 32, UB 33

Claus Rücker

Born on 10 Oct 1883.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (8 Feb 1913)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 11 Sep 1916
Died on 13 Jan 1974, Wentorf near Hamburg.

Commands:
U 34, U 103

Horst Rühle von Lilienstern

Born on 27 May 1890 in Rendsburg.
Crew 4/08. Oberleutnant zur See (19 Sep 1914)
Died on 29 Sep 1917, off Lerwick.

Commands:
UC 55

Franz Rzemenowsky von Trautenegg

Born on 16 Oct 1888 in Znaim (Znojmo).
Crew 1907. Linenschiffleutnant (1 Nov 1914)
Died on 14 Jun 1935, Wien.

Commands:
k.u.k. U15, k.u.k. U17, k.u.k. U15, k.u.k. U20, k.u.k. U15, k.u.k. U4, k.u.k. U28

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