WWI U-boat commanders

Robert Sprenger

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/08)

Successes
24 ships sunk with a total of 36,760 GRT
2 ships damaged with a total of 8,317 GRT

Born:11 Jan 1888  
Died:  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1908 Seekadett
10 Apr 1909 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1911 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1914 Oberleutnant zur See
23 May 1918 Kapitänleutnant
8 Mar 1920 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
31 Mar 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UC 3426 Sep 1916 - 15 Jul 1917
UB 5321 Aug 1917 - 3 Aug 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Robert Sprenger

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
27 Dec 1916 UC 34 MaudSailing vessel176fr
28 Dec 1916 UC 34 SeedonisSailing vessel284ru
 
6 Apr 1917 UC 34 RAHMANICH100ag
6 Apr 1917 UC 34 SpitheadSteamer4,697br
8 Apr 1917 UC 34 GEILAN BAHRISailing vessel19br
10 Apr 1917 UC 34 Fotis (d.)Steamer3,526gr
11 Apr 1917 UC 34 Imperial TransportSteamer4,648br
4 May 1917 UC 34 CameleonNavy whaler179fr
31 May 1917 UC 34 Ozarda (d.)Steamer4,791br
2 Jun 1917 UC 34 CameronianSteamer5,861br
7 Jun 1917 UC 34 LilianaSailing vessel70it
30 Jun 1917 UC 34  CaledonienPassenger steamer4,140fr
17 Dec 1917 UB 53 NinaSailing vessel126gr
31 Dec 1917 UB 53 LilySteamer2,993gr
 
20 Feb 1918 UB 53 TaxiarchisSailing vessel292gr
26 Feb 1918 UB 53 SAIDASailing vessel82fr
2 Mar 1918 UB 53 EuxeinosSteamer2,891gr
6 Mar 1918 UB 53 KalganSteamer1,862br
9 Apr 1918 UB 53 AveiroSteamer2,209pt
22 Apr 1918 UB 53 Kheda MoulekarSailing vessel40fr
22 Apr 1918 UB 53 MarshallaSailing vessel77br
22 Apr 1918 UB 53 SadikaSailing vessel45fr
22 Apr 1918 UB 53  Welbeck HallSteamer5,643br
24 Apr 1918 UB 53 MabrouskaSailing vessel256fr
27 Apr 1918 UB 53 AzizehSailing vessel30fr
27 Apr 1918 UB 53 Nemaat KhedaSailing vessel40fr
 45,077
24 ships sunk (36,760 tons) and 2 ships damaged (8,317 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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