WWI U-boat commanders

Thorwald von Bothmer

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/02)

Successes
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  
Died:  


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Ranks

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)

Decorations

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

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Thorwald von Bothmer

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
5 Apr 1916 U 66  Zent3,890br
6 Apr 1916 U 66 Binicaise151fr
7 Apr 1916 U 66 Sainte Marie397fr
7 Apr 1916 U 66 Rijndijk (d.)3,557nl
8 Apr 1916 U 66 Santanderino3,346sp
9 Apr 1916 U 66 Eastern City4,341br
9 Apr 1916 U 66 Glenalmond2,888br
9 Apr 1916 U 66 Sjolyst997nw
10 Apr 1916 U 66 Margam Abbey4,471br
10 Apr 1916 U 66 Unione2,367it
11 Aug 1916 U 66 Inverdruie613nw
19 Aug 1916 U 66  Falmouth (d.)5,250br
11 Dec 1916 U 66 Bjor1,090nw
11 Dec 1916 U 66 Palander311sw
 
1 Mar 1917 U 66 Gurre1,733nw
1 Mar 1917 U 66 Livingstone (p.)1,005nw
22 Mar 1917 U 66 Stuart Prince3,597br
27 Mar 1917 U 66 Neath5,548br
6 Apr 1917 U 66 Powhatan6,117br
5 Jun 1917 U 66 Amor3,472it
5 Jun 1917 U 66 Manchester Miller4,234br
7 Jun 1917 U 66 Cranmore (d.)3,157br
7 Jun 1917 U 66 Ikalis4,329br
10 Jun 1917 U 66 Bay State6,583br
14 Jun 1917 U 66 Perfect1,088nw
 74,532
22 ships sunk (62,568 tons) and 3 ships damaged (11,964 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(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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