WWI U-boat commanders

Franz Krapohl

Kapitänleutnant d.R. (Crew 10/03)

Successes
1 ship damaged with a total of 256 GRT

Born:12 Mar 1878  
Died:8 Apr 1945 Baltic 


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Ranks

7 Mar 1908 Leutnant zur See d.R.
18 Nov 1912 Oberleutnant zur See d.S.
26 Apr 1917 Kapitänleutnant d.R.

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Order of the Crown

U-boat Commands

UB 9227 Apr 1918 - 30 Jun 1918
U 526 May 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

Also served on the merchant U-boat Deutschland in 1916. Killed when the supply ship Franken he was commanding was sunk near Hela by Soviet aircraft.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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