WWI U-boat commanders

Franz Grünert

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/06)

Successes
35 ships sunk with a total of 58,580 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 7,164 GRT

Born:16 Feb 1887  
Died:  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1906 Seekadett
6 Apr 1907 Fähnrich zur See
30 Sep 1909 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1912 Oberleutnant zur See
13 Jul 1916 Kapitänleutnant
9 Sep 1920 Out of naval service
1 Apr 1930 Korvettenkapitän (Ergänzungsoffizier)
1 Apr 1938 Fregattenkapitän (Ergänzungsoffizier)

Decorations

prewar  Lifesaving Medal
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
10 Jun 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 301 May 1916 - 20 Nov 1917
U 6021 Nov 1917 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Franz Grünert

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
26 Oct 1916 U 30 LyslandSteamer1,745nw
1 Nov 1916 U 30 Brierley HillSteamer1,168br
 
11 Apr 1917 U 30  SaxoSteamer711da
11 Apr 1917 U 30  NancySteamer1,325da
11 Apr 1917 U 30 StarSteamer818nw
11 Apr 1917 U 30 SylfidenSailing vessel796nw
12 Apr 1917 U 30 KolaastindSteamer2,368nw
13 Apr 1917 U 30 BoknSteamer336nw
13 Apr 1917 U 30 FrixosSteamer2,471fi
13 Apr 1917 U 30 GamaSteamer107nw
13 Apr 1917 U 30 GlenloraBark805nw
13 Apr 1917 U 30 ZaraSteamer1,331br
14 Apr 1917 U 30 FjeldliSteamer954nw
15 Apr 1917 U 30 ParisSteamer1,634nw
16 May 1917 U 30 MiddlesexSteamer7,265br
23 May 1917 U 30 FredenSailing vessel166da
16 Jul 1917 U 30 CyrusSailing vessel293ru
28 Jul 1917 U 30 AtlasSailing vessel2,068fr
11 Dec 1917 U 60 BardSteamer709nw
12 Dec 1917 U 60  St. CroixSteamer2,530nw
19 Dec 1917 U 60 Ingrid IiSteamer1,145nw
22 Dec 1917 U 60 Hunsbrook (d.)Steamer4,463br
 
21 Feb 1918 U 60 HuginSteamer1,667sw
25 Feb 1918 U 60 ApolloSailing vessel242da
3 Mar 1918 U 60 NorthfieldSteamer2,099br
4 Mar 1918 U 60 QuarneroSteamer3,237it
28 Apr 1918 U 60 PoitiersSteamer2,045fr
28 Apr 1918 U 60 RimfakseSteamer1,119nw
29 Apr 1918 U 60 Saint ChamondSteamer2,866fr
2 May 1918 U 60 GirdlenessSteamer3,018br
4 May 1918 U 60 PolbraeSteamer1,087br
5 Jul 1918 U 60 Vera ElizabethAuxiliary motor180br
13 Jul 1918 U 60 PlawsworthSteamer4,724br
17 Jul 1918 U 60 Harlseywood (d.)Steamer2,701br
17 Jul 1918 U 60 Saint GeorgesSteamer633fr
20 Jul 1918 U 60 GeminiSteamer2,128br
20 Jul 1918 U 60 OrfordnessSteamer2,790br
 65,744
35 ships sunk (58,580 tons) and 2 ships damaged (7,164 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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