WWI U-boat commanders

Benno von Ditfurth

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/07)

Successes
11 ships sunk with a total of 20,446 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 378 GRT

Born:30 Aug 1888  
Died:22 Sep 1917 English Channel 


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Ranks

3 Apr 1907 Seekadett
21 Apr 1908 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1910 Leutnant zur See
27 Sep 1913 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class

U-boat Commands

UC 112 Dec 1916 - 29 Jun 1917
UC 1120 Jul 1917 - 5 Aug 1917
UB 326 Aug 1917 - 22 Sep 1917 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Benno von Ditfurth

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
9 Dec 1916 UC 11 ForthSteamer1,159br
9 Dec 1916 UC 11 HarlingtonSteamer1,089br
9 Dec 1916 UC 11 HarlynSteamer1,794br
17 Dec 1916 UC 11  Michail OntchoukoffSteamer2,118da
29 Dec 1916 UC 11 ZoroasterSteamer3,803br
 
8 Jan 1917 UC 11 Cape ColonyNavy Drifter82br
2 Feb 1917 UC 11 HoldeneNavy trawler274br
12 Feb 1917 UC 11 ForelandSteamer1,960br
14 Feb 1917 UC 11 Marie LeonhardtSteamer1,466br
26 Apr 1917 UC 11 Mercury (d.)Auxiliary Minesweeper378br
27 Apr 1917 UC 11 AgileNavy Trawler246br
26 Aug 1917 UB 32 FeltreSteamer6,455it
 20,824
11 ships sunk (20,446 tons) and 1 ship damaged (378 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
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Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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