WWI U-boat commanders

Rudolf Singule

Linienschiffleutnant (Crew 1901)

Successes
14 ships sunk with a total of 15,039 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 7,234 tons
2 ships damaged with a total of 3,535 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 5,400 tons
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 0 GRTNo ships sunk or damaged

Born:8 Apr 1883 Pola 
Died:2 May 1945 Brünn 

Rudolf Singule

Ranks

1 May 1906 Fregattenleutnant
1 May 1911 Linienschiffleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
   Order of Leopold
 Order of the Iron Crown
 Military Merit Cross
 Military Merit Medal
21 Dec 1929  Military Order of Maria Theresa

U-boat Commands

k.u.k. U421 Sep 1912 - 7 Jul 1913
k.u.k. U49 Apr 1915 - 30 Nov 1917

Notes

Joined KuK Navy 28.6.1901 as Sea Cadet - Decorations - Military Maria Theresia Order Knight's Cross Knight's Cross of the Order of Leopold with war decoration and swords + Order of the Iron Crown 3rd Class with war decoration and swords + Military Merit Cross 3rd Class with war decoration and swords + Silver Military Merit Medal with war decoration and swords + Bronze Military Merit Medal with war decoration and swords + Karl Troop Cross + Military Jubilee Cross.

He served on the UD-4 training U-boat as part of the 5th training flotilla at Kiel from 1941 to 1942. See his WWII career page.

Ships hit by Rudolf Singule

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
9 Jun 1915 k.u.k. U4  Dublin (hms) (d.)5,400br
18 Jul 1915 k.u.k. U4  Giuseppe Garibaldi7,234it
9 Dec 1915 k.u.k. U4 Gjovadje (p.)unknownal
9 Dec 1915 k.u.k. U4 Papagallo10al
 
3 Jan 1916 k.u.k. U4 Halil (p.)unknownal
2 Feb 1916 k.u.k. U4 Jean Bart Ii475fr
30 Mar 1916 k.u.k. U4 John Pritchard118br
14 Aug 1916 k.u.k. U4 Pantellaria204it
14 Sep 1916 k.u.k. U4 Inverbervie4,309br
14 Sep 1916 k.u.k. U4 Ml 246 (d.)37br
14 Sep 1916 k.u.k. U4 Italia (d.)3,498it
14 Sep 1916 k.u.k. U4 Ml 23037br
14 Sep 1916 k.u.k. U4 Ml 25337br
14 Sep 1916 k.u.k. U4 Ml 25537br
13 Oct 1916 k.u.k. U4 Margaretha2,092it
 
4 May 1917 k.u.k. U4 Perseo4,857it
30 May 1917 k.u.k. U4 Italia1,305fr
19 Jun 1917 k.u.k. U4 Cefira411fr
19 Jun 1917 k.u.k. U4 Edouard Corbiere475fr
12 Jul 1917 k.u.k. U4 Berthilde672fr
 31,208
17 ships sunk (22,273 tons) and 3 ships damaged (8,935 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
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