WWI U-boat commanders

Freiherr Volkhard von Bothmer

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/00)

Successes
15 ships sunk with a total of 26,218 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 5,755 GRT

Born:27 Aug 1882  
Died:20 Mar 1948  


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Ranks

7 Apr 1900 Seekadett
19 Apr 1901 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1903 Leutnant zur See
30 Mar 1906 Oberleutnant zur See
10 Apr 1911 Kapitänleutnant
22 Nov 1919 Out of naval service
21 Jan 1920 Korvettenkapitän (Charakter)

Decorations

prewar  Order of the Red Eagle
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 5416 May 1916 - 19 May 1917
UC 235 Jul 1917 - 14 Dec 1917

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Volkhard von Bothmer

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
3 Feb 1917 U 54 TamaraSailing vessel453nw
4 Feb 1917 U 54 FloridianSteamer4,777br
4 Feb 1917 U 54 PalmleafTanker5,489br
5 Feb 1917 U 54 Ainsdale (d.)Sailing vessel1,825br
5 Feb 1917 U 54 AzulSteamer3,074br
7 Feb 1917 U 54 Wallace (d.)Steamer3,930br
7 Feb 1917 U 54 SaxonianTanker4,855br
15 Mar 1917 U 54 Eugene PergelineSailing vessel2,203fr
1 Apr 1917 U 54 Consul Perssonsteamer1,835nw
1 Apr 1917 U 54 FjellandSteamer387nw
2 Apr 1917 U 54 HavlystSteamer532nw
2 Aug 1917 UC 23 ErmineFleet messenger1,777br
6 Sep 1917 UC 23 HelgianNavy Trawler220br
7 Sep 1917 UC 23 By GeorgeNavy Trawler225br
21 Sep 1917 UC 23 SANTO NICOLASailing vessel159it
21 Sep 1917 UC 23 SPIRIDONSailing vessel128gr
23 Sep 1917 UC 23 NICOLAOSSailing vessel104gr
 31,973
15 ships sunk (26,218 tons) and 2 ships damaged (5,755 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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