WWI U-boat commanders

Walter Warzecha

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/09)

Successes
9 ships sunk with a total of 22,612 GRT
10 ships damaged with a total of 55,808 GRT

Born:23 May 1891 Schwiebus, Brandenburg 
Died:3 Aug 1956 Hamburg 

Walter Warzecha

Ranks

1 Apr 1909 Seekadett
12 Apr 1910 Fähnrich zur See
19 Sep 1912 Leutnant zur See
2 May 1915 Oberleutnant zur See
21 Jan 1920 Kapitänleutnat
1 Jan 1928 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Friedrich-August Cross (Oldenburg)
 Hanseatic Cross
 Saxe-Ernestine House Order
2 Sep 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
30 Jan 1943  German Cross in Silver (WWII)

U-boat Commands

UC 118 Mar 1917 - 1 Jun 1917
UC 7129 Jan 1918 - 13 Aug 1918
UB 14819 Sep 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Walter Warzecha

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
11 May 1917 UC 1 Bracklyn303br
 
14 Feb 1918 UC 71 Atlas3,090br
19 Feb 1918 UC 71 Athenic (d.)4,078br
19 Feb 1918 UC 71 Commonwealth3,353br
8 Mar 1918 UC 71 Saba (d.)4,257br
12 Mar 1918 UC 71 Clarissa Radcliffe (d.)5,754br
12 Mar 1918 UC 71 Savan (d.)4,264br
13 Mar 1918 UC 71 Londonier1,870be
14 Mar 1918 UC 71 Agate248br
14 Mar 1918 UC 71 Comrie Castle (d.)5,173br
7 Apr 1918 UC 71 Highland Brigade5,669br
12 Apr 1918 UC 71 Luis4,284br
10 May 1918 UC 71 Amplegarth3,707br
15 May 1918 UC 71 Pennyworth (d.)5,388br
20 May 1918 UC 71 Manchester Importer (d.)4,028br
26 Jun 1918 UC 71  Raranga (d.)10,040br
31 Jul 1918 UC 71 City Of Liverpool88br
4 Aug 1918 UC 71 Waipara (d.)6,994br
5 Aug 1918 UC 71 Polescar (d.)5,832br
 78,420
9 ships sunk (22,612 tons) and 10 ships damaged (55,808 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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