WWI U-boat commanders

Thorwald von Bothmer

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/02)

21 ships sunk with a total of 61,563 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 6,714 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 5,250 tons
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,005 GRT

Born:30 Oct 1883  

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1 Apr 1902 Seekadett
11 Apr 1903 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1905 Leutnant zur See
8 Feb 1908 Oberleutnant zur See
12 Apr 1913 Kapitänleutnant
22 Nov 1919 Out of naval service
21 Jan 1920 Korvettenkapitän (Charakter)


prewar  Order of the Crown
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
late 1916  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 6623 Jul 1915 - 16 Jun 1917


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Media links

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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