WWI U-boat commanders

Walter Gude

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/04)

Successes
11 ships sunk with a total of 10,353 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 3,230 GRT

Born:31 May 1885  
Died:25 Dec 1964  


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Ranks

6 Apr 1904 Seekadett
11 Apr 1905 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1908 Leutnant zur See
28 Sep 1910 Oberleutnant zur See
17 Oct 1915 Kapitänleutnant
22 Nov 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class

U-boat Commands

U 7120 Apr 1917 - 27 Nov 1917
UB 641 Nov 1917 - 25 Jan 1918
UB 8925 Feb 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

Walter Gude retired in 1946 with the rank of a full colonel.

Ships hit by Walter Gude

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
4 Jun 1917 U 71  OrionSteamer1,870da
5 Jun 1917 U 71 C. ThorénSailing vessel269sw
5 Jun 1917 U 71 GöthaSailing vessel232sw
20 Jul 1917 U 71  SirraSailing vessel223nl
26 Jul 1917 U 71 FloreSteamer3,553fr
26 Jul 1917 U 71 Ethelwynne (d.)Steamer3,230br
14 Aug 1917 U 71 MajorkaSailing vessel1,684nw
31 Aug 1917 U 71 TaurusTrawler128br
20 Oct 1917 U 71 Thomas StrattenNavy Trawler309br
13 Dec 1917 UB 64 Stephen FurnessArmed boarding steamer1,712br
 
25 Jul 1918 UB 89 AstaAuxiliary motor121da
9 Aug 1918 UB 89 EmmaSailing vessel252ru
 13,583
11 ships sunk (10,353 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,230 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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