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

Decorations

Iron Cross 2nd class
Iron Cross 1st class
Order of the Crown (Prussia)

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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