WWI U-boat commanders

Karl Scherb

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/07)

Successes
12 ships sunk with a total of 9,409 GRT
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,170 GRT

Born:3 Jun 1888  
Died:  


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Ranks

3 Apr 1907 Seekadett
21 Apr 1908 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1910 Leutnant zur See
27 Sep 1913 Oberleutnant zur See
16 Jul 1917 Kapitänleutnant
6 Mar 1920 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U A15 Aug 1915 - 22 May 1916
U 2223 Aug 1916 - 31 May 1917
U 5827 Jun 1917 - 30 Oct 1917
U 8031 Oct 1917 - 22 Dec 1917

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Karl Scherb

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
2 Nov 1916 U 22 Vanadis384ru
2 Nov 1916 U 22 Runhild (p.)1,170sw
3 Nov 1916 U 22 Ägir427sw
3 Nov 1916 U 22 Frans134sw
3 Nov 1916 U 22 Jönköping82sw
8 Nov 1916 U 22 Taimi114ru
11 Nov 1916 U 22 Astrid191sw
 
6 Jul 1917 U 58  Motor63da
8 Jul 1917 U 58 Fiorella1,168nw
13 Jul 1917 U 58 Charilaos Tricoupis2,475gr
21 Jul 1917 U 58 Ramillies2,935br
17 Dec 1917 U 80 Neptune50br
19 Dec 1917 U 80  Arno1,386da
 10,579
13 ships sunk (10,579 tons).


Legend
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
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Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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