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Kapitän zur See Hermann von Fischel

Born: 13 Jan 1887

Died: 13 May 1950 - died in a Russian PoW Camp near Moscow

 

Highest rank reached: Admiral

 

Cdr Panzerschiff 'Deutschland'

Cdr German Naval Forces in Spain during Spanish Civil War

Marinebefehlshaber Kanalküste

Retired November 1944

 

During WW-1 von Fischel was a U-Boat & Torpedoboat commander. During his command of U-65 (May 1916 to Jul 1918) he sunk 44 ships for a combined tonnage of 71,936 tons.

During WW-2 his son Unno von Fischel was also a U-Boat commander (U-374) and was lost in action on 12-Jan-1942.

 

DKiG - 25 May 1943

 

(Deutschland) signed by Hermann v. Fischel (DKiG).jpg

Edited by hucks216

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Hello!

The Marine-Rangliste 1914 shows an Oberleutnant z.S. v. Fischel on the SMS Hannover and an Admiral v. Fischel à la suite of the "Seeoffizierkorps".

In 1918 we have an Kapitänleutnant v. Fischel with EK I

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3 hours ago, The Prussian said:

In 1918 we have an Kapitänleutnant v. Fischel with EK I

Hermann von Fischel was promoted to Kapitänleutnant in April 1916 and won his EK I on 2nd January 1917.

His previous promotion to Oberleutnant was in January 1911. He was the son of Admiral Max von Fischel. 

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