Friedrich Eckoldt

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Kapitänleutnant Friedrich Eckoldt (20 June 1887 – 31 May 1916) was a German naval officer killed during World War I. He commanded torpedo boat V 48 which was sunk during the Battle of Jutland.

The Second World War German destroyer Z 16 was named Friedrich Eckoldt in his honour; it was sunk with all hands during the Battle of the Barents Sea by the British light cruiser HMS Sheffield (C24).[1]

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