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KapLt Alfred von Glasenapp (1882-1958) was the commander of U 80 and U 91 during the First World War. He sank 52 ships and damaged another six.

During his command of U 91, he sank a great number of ships in Welsh waters, among them the WALPAS, DAMÃO and ORONSA between 27 and 28 April 1918, and the HEATHPARK, commanded by captain Hugh Jones of Borth, on 5 October 1918.

Following the war, he left naval service, but returned as complementary officer in 1928.

Source:
"Erfolgreiche deutsche U-Boot-Kommandanten." Illustrierte Geschichte des Weltkrieges 1914/15. 8th volume. p. 295.
Oberösterreichische Landesbibliothek. Signatur II-21465/8.

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