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Austro-Hungarian Navy

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  • Mate Škaro (1846 - 1870)
    Umro u Ck sluzbi u bolnici mornarskoj u Puli i tamo pokopan
  • Misko Plazibat (1868 - 1890)
    Smrtovnica primljena od po kotarskog poglavara Sinjskog 1890. Umro u Puli u vojnickoj bolnici
  • Stipan Dojmi de Lupis (1840 - d.)
    13.4. don Stefano Doimi de Lupis Ufficiale della Marina Austroungarica
  • Antun Ivan Maksim Lušić (1893 - 1918)
    Earned Austro-Hungarian Balkan Wars Mobilization Cross Medal 1912-13. Served on SMS Prinz Eugen, an Austro-Hungarian dreadnought battleship of the Tegetthoff class.
  • Ante Tresić Pavičić (1867 - 1949)
    Croatian poet, writer and politician Volume 61 of the literary collection Pet stoljeca Hrvatske Knjizevnosti (Five centuries of Croatian Literature) published in 1963 by Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb is de...

Famous personnel

  • Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria, grand admiral and Inspector of the Navy (Marineinspekteur).
  • Gottfried von Banfield, Austria-Hungary's most successful naval aviator in World War I. Later a businessman in Trieste.
  • Miklós Horthy, admiral in World War I and last commander of the Austro-Hungarian fleet. Later Regent of Hungary until 1944.
  • Ludwig von Höhnel, Austrian naval officer and explorer of Africa.
  • Maximilian von Sterneck, admiral. Fought at Lissa, was a benefactor of the city of Pola and Commander-in-Chief of the Navy.
  • Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, admiral of the mid-19th century, known for his role in the Battle of Lissa (1866). He was probably the most famous Austrian sailor, later also Commander-in-Chief of the Navy.
  • Georg Ludwig von Trapp, Austrian submarine officer in World War I. Later a businessman and head of the Von Trapp Family Singers made famous in the musical The Sound of Music.
  • Julius von Wagner-Jauregg, physician and officer in the Austro-Hungarian Naval Reserve. Later awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1927.
  • Karl Weyprecht, Arctic explorer. One of the leaders of the Austro-Hungarian North Pole Expedition from 1872 to 1874.
  • Bernhard von Wüllerstorf-Urbair, admiral. Leader of the Novara Expedition from 1857 to 1859, later Imperial Minister of Trade.

Commanders-in-Chief of the Navy

  • Hans Birch Dahlerup, VAdm.(February 1849-August 1851)
  • Franz Graf Wimpffen, VAdm,(August 1851-September 1854)
  • Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria, Adm.(September 1854-April 1864)
  • Archduke Leopold Ludwig of Austria, Adm. (April 1864-March 1868)
  • Wilhelm von Tegetthoff , VAdm.(March 1868-April 1871)
  • Friedrich von Pöck, Adm.(April 1871-November 1883)
  • Maximilian Daublebsky von Sterneck, Adm.(November 1883-December 1897)
  • Hermann von Spaun, Adm.(December 1897-October 1904)
  • Graf Rudolf Montecuccoli, Adm.(October 1904-February 1913)
  • Anton Haus, Adm./GAdm.(February 1913-February 1917)
  • Maximilian Njegovan, Adm.(April 1917-February 1918)

Commanders-in-Chief of the Fleet (1914-1918) (in German Flottenkommandant)

  • Anton Haus, Adm./GAdm(July 1914-February 1917)
  • Maximilian Njegovan, Adm.(February 1917-February 1918)
  • Miklós Horthy, KAdm./VAdm.(February 1918-November 1918)

Heads of the Naval Section at the War Ministry (in German Chef der Marienesektion at the Kriegsministerium)

  • Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, VAdm.(March 1868-April 1871)
  • Friedrich von Pöck, Adm.(October 1872-November 1883)
  • Maximilian Daublebsky von Sterneck, Adm.(November 1883-December 1897)
  • Hermann von Spaun, Adm.(December 1897-October 1904)
  • Graf Rudolf Montecuccoli, Adm.(October 1904-February 1913)
  • Anton Haus, Adm./GAdm.(February 1913-February 1917)
  • Karl Kailer von Kaltenfels, VAdm.(February 1917-April 1917)
  • Maximilian Njegovan, Adm.(April 1917-February 1918)
  • Franz von Holub, VAdm.(February 1918-November 1918)

Captains from Orebic / Kapetani iz Orebica

Family members & relatives served in K.U.K. Navy