Otto Eduard Weddigen was a German U-boat commander during World War I. — Biography and career — He was born in Herford, in the Prussian Province of Westphalia and started his military career in the Kaiserliche Marine in 1901. In 1910 he was given command of …
Otto Eduard Weddigen
"Victories of U-9" - a contemporary German postcard showing the photo of Weddigen against the background of the sinking "Aboukir" and "Hogue".
Memorial. The inscription reads "Birthplace of Kapitänleutnant Otto Weddigen, our sea hero of 1914".