WWI U-boat commanders

Freiherr Wilhelm von Fircks

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/01)

14 ships sunk with a total of 28,050 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 6,526 GRT

Born:31 Dec 1881  
Died:14 May 1917 Horns Reef 

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10 Apr 1901 Seekadett
22 Apr 1902 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1904 Leutnant zur See
30 Mar 1906 Oberleutnant zur See
11 Nov 1911 Kapitänleutnant


 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 597 Sep 1916 - 14 May 1917 (+)


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Media links

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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