WWI U-boat commanders

Erich Sittenfeld

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/02)

Successes
27 ships sunk with a total of 47,286 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 3,891 GRT

Born:19 Dec 1883 Wadern, Saarland 
Died:12 Sep 1917 Irish Sea 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1902 Seekadett
11 Apr 1903 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1905 Leutnant zur See
15 Oct 1907 Oberleutnant zur See
22 Mar 1913 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

prewar  Order of the Red Eagle
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Albert Order (Saxony)

U-boat Commands

U 459 Oct 1915 - 12 Sep 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Erich Sittenfeld

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
27 Apr 1916 U 45 IndustrySteamer4,044br
30 Apr 1916 U 45 VinifredaSteamer1,441sp
2 May 1916 U 45 Le PilierSailing vessel2,427fr
2 May 1916 U 45 MaudSailing vessel120br
5 Jul 1916 U 45 GeertruidaDrifter140nl
28 Sep 1916 U 45 FuchsiaTrawler145br
 
21 Jan 1917 U 45 GladysTrawler275br
21 Jan 1917 U 45 LucyTrawler280br
21 Jan 1917 U 45 Star Of The SeaTrawler197br
26 Jan 1917 U 45 TabascoSteamer2,987br
2 Feb 1917 U 45 Garnet HillSailing vessel2,272ru
3 Feb 1917 U 45 BelfordSailing vessel1,905br
3 Feb 1917 U 45 EavestoneSteamer1,858br
4 Feb 1917 U 45 EridaniaSteamer3,171it
4 Feb 1917 U 45 Thor IiSailing vessel2,144nw
10 Feb 1917 U 45 OstrichTrawler148br
28 Apr 1917 U 45 OlgaSteamer1,672ru
3 May 1917 U 45 Palm Branch (d.)Steamer3,891br
3 May 1917 U 45 TruvorSteamer2,462ru
11 May 1917 U 45 HermesSteamer3,579ru
19 May 1917 U 45 EliseSailing vessel137da
1 Jul 1917 U 45 EclipseTrawler185br
15 Jul 1917 U 45 MaristonSteamer2,908br
16 Jul 1917 U 45 RibstonSteamer3,372br
17 Jul 1917 U 45 HaworthSteamer4,456br
20 Jul 1917 U 45 NevisbrookSteamer3,140br
21 Jul 1917 U 45 DafilaSteamer1,754br
24 Jul 1917 U 45 ZATEJASailing vessel67ru
 51,177
27 ships sunk (47,286 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,891 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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