WWI U-boat commanders

Karl Bartenbach

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 4/98)

Born:29 Nov 1881 Böckingen 
Died:24 Oct 1949 Öhringen 

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12 Apr 1898 Kadett
18 Apr 1899 Fähnrich zur See
13 Sep 1901 Leutnant zur See
28 Mar 1903 Oberleutnant zur See
30 Mar 1908 Kapitänleutnant
18 Sep 1915 Korvettenkapitän
26 Jan 1920 Out of naval service
1 Jun 1934 Kapitän zur See (Ergänzungsoffizier)


1904  Saxe-Ernestine House Order
prewar  Order of the Red Eagle
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Military Merit Order (Bavaria)
27 Jul 1916  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
 Friedrich-August Cross (Oldenburg)
 Hanseatic Cross
27 Oct 1917  Pour le Mérite


The rank of Kadett was renamed to Seekadett in about 1899.

Ships hit by Karl Bartenbach

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