Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||1 Apr 1916|| ||Hachenburg, Kaiserslautern|
Kriegsmarine crew book photo
|3 Apr 1936||Offiziersanwärter|
|10 Sep 1936||Seekadett|
|1 May 1937||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Jul 1938||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Oct 1938||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Oct 1940||Oberleutnant zur See|
|1 Jun 1943||Kapitänleutnant|
|U-8 ||23 May 1941 ||31 Jul 1941 || No war patrols |
|U-802 ||12 Jun 1943 ||12 Dec 1943 || No war patrols |
Ships hit by Rolf Steinhaus
About ranks and decorations
Ranks shown in italics are our database inserts based on the rank dates of his crew comrades. The officers of each crew would normally have progressed through the lower ranks at the same rate.