WWI U-boat commanders

Alfred Arnold

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

6 ships sunk with a total of 9,539 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 6,430 GRT

Born:2 Feb 1891 Giesenstein, Saxony 
Died:19 Jan 1963 Bad Schachen b. Lindau 

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1 Apr 1909 Seekadett
12 Apr 1910 Fähnrich zur See
19 Sep 1912 Leutnant zur See
2 May 1915 Oberleutnant zur See
6 Nov 1919 Kapitänleutnant
29 Jun 1920 Out of naval service


 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Albert Order (Saxony)

U-boat Commands

UC 4922 Apr 1917 - 17 May 1917
UC 3320 Jul 1917 - 26 Sep 1917


He was the only survivor when UC 33 was rammed and sunk. Became general manager of the Ajkai Coal Mines Stock Company in 1923.

Media links

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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