Otto Köhler

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 31)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  17 Nov 1909 Dresden
Died  6 Jan 1992(82)München, Germany


Ranks

14 Oct 1931 Seekadett
1 Jan 1937 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Kapitänleutnant
1 Oct 1943 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

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U-377 2 Oct 1941 2 Aug 1943   9 patrols (221 days) 

After the war he joined the post-war German Navy, Bundesmarine, and later retired as Kapitän zur See (e. Captain).

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death and post-war career.

Patrol info for Otto Köhler


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-377 14 Feb 1942  Kiel  28 Feb 1942  Narvik  Patrol 1,15 days
2. U-377 6 Mar 1942  Narvik  19 Mar 1942  Narvik  Patrol 2,14 days
3. U-377 22 Mar 1942  Narvik  25 Mar 1942  Narvik   4 days
4. U-377 5 Apr 1942  Narvik  19 Apr 1942  Narvik  Patrol 3,15 days
5. U-377 25 May 1942  Narvik  29 May 1942  Narvik  Patrol 4,5 days
6. U-377 31 May 1942  Narvik  2 Jun 1942  Trondheim   3 days
7. U-377 18 Jul 1942  Trondheim  25 Jul 1942  Trondheim  Patrol 5,8 days
8. U-377 30 Aug 1942  Trondheim  24 Sep 1942  Skjomenford  Patrol 6,26 days
9. U-377 7 Oct 1942  Skjomenford  24 Oct 1942  Narvik  Patrol 7,18 days
10. U-377 27 Oct 1942  Narvik  13 Nov 1942  Narvik  Patrol 7,18 days
11. U-377 15 Nov 1942  Narvik  18 Nov 1942  Trondheim   4 days
12. U-377 20 Nov 1942  Trondheim  25 Nov 1942  Bergen   6 days
13. U-377 30 Jan 1943  Bergen  18 Mar 1943  Brest  Patrol 8,48 days
14. U-377 15 Apr 1943  Brest  7 Jun 1943  Brest  Patrol 9,54 days
9 patrols, 221 days at sea

Ships hit by Otto Köhler

No entries found.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders