WWI U-boat commanders

Kurt Heeseler

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/01)

Successes
12 ships sunk with a total of 37,040 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 9,607 GRT

Born:27 Dec 1883  
Died:9 Apr 1941  


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Ranks

10 Apr 1901 Seekadett
22 Apr 1902 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1904 Leutnant zur See
27 Apr 1907 Oberleutnant zur See
19 Sep 1912 Kapitänleutnant
20 Aug 1919 Out of naval service
20 Aug 1919 Korvettenkapitän (Charakter)

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
29 Oct 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 5420 May 1917 - 22 Mar 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Kurt Heeseler

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
3 Jun 1917 U 54 San Lorenzo (d.)9,607br
7 Jun 1917 U 54 Jonathan Holt1,523br
13 Jun 1917 U 54 Darius3,426br
23 Jul 1917 U 54 Ashleigh6,985br
23 Jul 1917 U 54 Huelva4,867br
25 Jul 1917 U 54 Rustington3,071br
26 Jul 1917 U 54 Somerset7,163br
31 Jul 1917 U 54 Alcides2,704nw
16 Sep 1917 U 54 Arabis3,928br
17 Sep 1917 U 54 Niemen1,888fr
19 Sep 1917 U 54 Marthe Marguerite588fr
24 Sep 1917 U 54 Louis Bossert605nw
25 Sep 1917 U 54 Marceau292fr
 46,647
12 ships sunk (37,040 tons) and 1 ship damaged (9,607 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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