WWI U-boat commanders

Rudolf Zentner

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/11)

No ships sunk or damaged

Born:6 Jan 1891 Mannheim 

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1 Apr 1911 Seekadett
15 Apr 1912 Fähnrich zur See
3 Aug 1914 Leutnant zur See
26 Apr 1917 Oberleutnant zur See
24 Nov 1919 Out of naval service
1 Aug 1935 Korvettenkapitän (Ergänzungsoffizier)
1 Aug 1939 Fregattenkapitän
1 Sep 1941 Kapitän zur See


14 Aug 1916  Order of the Zähringer Lion (Baden)
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 7916 Apr 1918 - 17 Aug 1918


Zentner was awarded the Order of the Zähringer Lion for his service on U 20 early in the war.

Ships hit by Rudolf Zentner

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Media links

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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