Felix Luckner, Graf von
Luckner, Felix, Graf von (fāˈlĭks gräf fən lŏkˈnər) [key], 1886–1966, German naval officer. In World War I he commanded (1916–17) the commerce raider Seeadler. Luckner slipped through the British blockade and before his capture near the Fiji Islands (Sept., 1917), destroyed Allied shipping worth more than million. His bold operations earned him the nickname "the Sea Devil."
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