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Otto von Schrader
German admiral

Otto von Schrader

Otto von Schrader
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Intro German admiral
Was Sailor Submariner Military personnel Lieutenant
From Germany
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 18 March 1888, Ełk, Poland
Death 19 July 1945, Bergen, Norway (aged 57 years)
Star sign Pisces
Otto von Schrader
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Otto von Schrader (18 March 1888 – 19 July 1945) was a German admiral during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. As a U-boat commander during World War I, he was credited with the sinking of 57 ships for a total of 54,655 gross register tons (GRT), a further 6 ships damaged for a total of 52,333 GRT, including SS Justicia, and one ship taken as prize for a total of 336 GRT. Schrader was taken prisoner of war in Norway at the end of World War II. He committed suicide in Norwegian captivity on 19 July 1945.


  • Iron Cross (1914) 1st Class (1 August 1916)
  • Knight's Cross of the House Order of Hohenzollern with Swords (5 March 1922)
  • Hanseatic Cross of Hamburg (5 March 1922)
  • U-boat War Badge (20 November 1926)
  • Gallipoli Star (Ottoman War Medal - Turkish: Harp Madalyası) (20 November 1926)
  • Knight's Cross with Crown of the Bulgarian Order of Military Merit (20 November 1926)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 1st Class (5 May 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 20 November 1941 as Vizeadmiral and Admiral of the Norwegian West Coast
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 19 August 1943 as Admiral as commanding admiral of the Norwegian West Coast
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