U-boat Officers during WWI
On these pages you can find the complete U-boat commander listing from World War One.
Some famous aces
These are generally not the same officers as on the most successful list.
Kptlt. Walther Schwieger (1885 - 1917)
Kptlt. Edgar von Spiegel von und zu Peckelsheim (1885 - 1965)
Kptlt. Otto Weddigen (1882 - 1915)
This page shows the 20 most successful U-boat commanders of World War One.
The Aces of Aces
Kptlt. Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière
Highest scoring U-boat commander of all time with 193 ships sunk for over 450,000 tons sunk.