WWI U-boat commanders

Walter Roehr

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/04)

Successes
28 ships sunk with a total of 84,906 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 1,290 tons
7 ships damaged with a total of 42,149 GRT
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 3,462 GRT

Born:6 Dec 1887  
Died:15 Jan 1918 Off Penmarch, France 


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Ranks

6 Apr 1904 Seekadett
11 Apr 1905 Fähnrich zur See
16 Mar 1908 Leutnant zur See
29 Aug 1910 Oberleutnant zur See
17 Oct 1915 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
11 Apr 1917  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 8417 Oct 1916 - 15 Jan 1918 (+)

Notes

Date of death approximate.

Ships hit by Walter Roehr

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
14 Dec 1916 U 84 Aamot (p.)1,362nw
18 Dec 1916 U 84 Malcolm (p.)2,100sw
 
9 Jan 1917 U 84 Alexandrian (d.)4,467br
10 Jan 1917 U 84 Bergenhus3,606nw
12 Jan 1917 U 84 Auchencrag3,916br
15 Jan 1917 U 84  Kinpurney1,944br
15 Jan 1917 U 84  Omsk1,574da
20 Jan 1917 U 84 Bulgarian2,515br
20 Jan 1917 U 84 Neuquen3,583br
17 Feb 1917 U 84 Bayonne2,589fr
17 Feb 1917 U 84 Romsdalen2,548br
18 Feb 1917 U 84  Berrima (d.)11,137br
18 Feb 1917 U 84 Hunsworth (d.)2,991br
18 Feb 1917 U 84 Juno2,416nw
18 Feb 1917 U 84 Valdes2,233br
21 Feb 1917 U 84 Dukat1,408nw
22 Feb 1917 U 84 Invercauld1,416br
13 Apr 1917 U 84 Argyll3,547br
13 Apr 1917 U 84 Lime Branch (d.)5,379br
18 Apr 1917 U 84 Cragoswald3,235br
18 Apr 1917 U 84 Rowena3,017br
19 Apr 1917 U 84 Elswick Manor3,943br
20 Apr 1917 U 84 Malakand7,653br
1 Jul 1917 U 84 Bachi2,184sp
1 Jul 1917 U 84  Demerara (d.)11,484br
4 Jul 1917 U 84 Goathland3,044br
7 Jul 1917 U 84 Condesa8,557br
7 Jul 1917 U 84 Oxø831nw
12 Aug 1917 U 84 Ursus Minor623nw
13 Aug 1917 U 84 Bergamot1,290br
24 Nov 1917 U 84 Actaeon4,999am
1 Dec 1917 U 84 Antonios Stathatos2,743gr
2 Dec 1917 U 84 Birchgrove2,821br
 
9 Jan 1918 U 84 Bayvoe2,979br
10 Jan 1918 U 84 Cardiff (d.)2,808br
11 Jan 1918 U 84 Mereddio3,069br
12 Jan 1918 U 84 Chateau Laffite1,913fr
17 Jan 1918 U 84 Messidor (d.)3,883br
 131,807
31 ships sunk (89,658 tons) and 7 ships damaged (42,149 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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