WWI U-boat commanders

Johannes Spieß

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/07)

Successes
39 ships sunk with a total of 77,455 GRT
1 auxiliary warship sunk with a total of 1,261 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 4,052 GRT
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 733 GRT

Born:25 Jul 1888  
Died:30 Mar 1972 Hamburg 

Johannes Spieß

Ranks

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

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Military Merit Order (Bavaria)
26 Mar 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 912 Jan 1915 - 19 Apr 1916
U 1911 Aug 1916 - 4 Jul 1917
U 5219 Sep 1917 - 29 Oct 1917
U 1917 Nov 1917 - 31 May 1918
U 13520 Jun 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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