WWI U-boat commanders

Berndt Buß

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/01)

Successes
19 ships sunk with a total of 46,709 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 180 GRT
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 5,904 GRT

Born:12 Sep 1882  
Died:9 Mar 1917 English Channel 

Berndt Buß

Ranks

10 Apr 1901 Seekadett
22 Apr 1902 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1905 Leutnant zur See
30 Mar 1908 Oberleutnant zur See
22 Mar 1913 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

U 4822 Apr 1916 - 9 Mar 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Berndt Buß

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
6 Aug 1916 U 48 Pendennis (p.)Steamer2,123br
2 Oct 1916 U 48 LotusmereSteamer3,911br
4 Oct 1916 U 48 BrinkSteamer1,391nw
6 Oct 1916 U 48 Suchan (p.)Steamer3,781ru
6 Oct 1916 U 48 TuvaSteamer2,270sw
29 Dec 1916 U 48 TuskarSteamer3,042ru
 
6 Jan 1917 U 48 Alphonse ConseilSteamer1,591fr
6 Jan 1917 U 48 Ville Du HavreSteamer5,026fr
7 Jan 1917 U 48 BorgholmSteamer1,719nw
7 Jan 1917 U 48 EvangelosSteamer3,773gr
8 Jan 1917 U 48 TholmaSteamer1,896nw
12 Jan 1917 U 48 EmeraudeSailing vessel183fr
12 Jan 1917 U 48 VestfoldSteamer1,883nw
14 Jan 1917 U 48 SydneySteamer2,695fr
16 Jan 1917 U 48 EsperancaSteamer4,428nw
19 Jan 1917 U 48  Nailsea CourtSteamer3,295br
3 Mar 1917 U 48 ConnaughtPassenger steamer2,646br
4 Mar 1917 U 48 Adelaide (d.)Sailing vessel180br
4 Mar 1917 U 48 The MacbainSailing vessel291br
7 Mar 1917 U 48  NavarraSteamer1,261nw
9 Mar 1917 U 48 AbejaSailing vessel174br
9 Mar 1917 U 48 East PointSteamer5,234br
 52,793
21 ships sunk (52,613 tons) and 1 ship damaged (180 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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