WWI U-boat commanders

Alfred Arnold

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
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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Ranks

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

Decorations

 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

Notes

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

Ships hit by Alfred Arnold

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
3 May 1917 UC 49 Helge162da
7 May 1917 UC 49 Tore Jarl1,256nw
9 May 1917 UC 49 Windward Ho226br
14 May 1917 UC 49 Bel Lily168br
13 Aug 1917 UC 33 Akassa3,919br
19 Aug 1917 UC 33 Spectator3,808br
26 Sep 1917 UC 33  San Zeferino (d.)6,430br
 15,969
6 ships sunk (9,539 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,430 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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