WWI U-boat commanders

Erich Platsch

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/07)

Successes
6 ships sunk with a total of 11,052 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 2,360 GRT
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 2,170 GRT

Born:18 Feb 1888 Gostyn (Gosty?) 
Died:13 Dec 1916 off Scillies Isl. 


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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

UB 293 Nov 1916 - 13 Dec 1916 (+)

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Erich Platsch

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
12 Nov 1916 UB 29 Batavier Vi (p.)Passenger steamer1,085nl
15 Nov 1916 UB 29 Midsland (p.)Steamer1,085nl
1 Dec 1916 UB 29 BossiSteamer1,462nw
1 Dec 1916 UB 29 BriardeneSteamer2,701br
2 Dec 1916 UB 29 HitterøySteamer1,985nw
6 Dec 1916 UB 29 AnsSailing vessel362ru
6 Dec 1916 UB 29 MarieSailing vessel325da
7 Dec 1916 UB 29 Keltier (d.)Steamer2,360be
7 Dec 1916 UB 29 MeteorSteamer4,217nw
 15,582
8 ships sunk (13,222 tons) and 1 ship damaged (2,360 tons).


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

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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