The Men of the U-boats

List of all U-boat Commanders

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Franz Saar

Born on 12 Dec 1919 in Nürnberg.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1943)
Died on 20 Mar 1943, AGRU-Front.

Commands:
U-46, U-555, U-30, U-957


Heinrich Sach

Born on 28 Apr 1913 in Thürk/Eutin.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-3031


Erwin Sachs

Born on 17 Dec 1887 in Hohensalza, Posen.
Crew 20. Kapitän zur See (1 Apr 1941)
Died on 24 Apr 1962

Commands:
U-21


Dietrich Sachse

Born on 22 Aug 1917 in Gipstal.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 20 Aug 1944, English Channel.

Commands:
U-1162, U-28, U-413


Franz Säck

Born on 31 Dec 1909 in Leithe, Gelsenkirchen.
Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 7 Jan 1984

Commands:
U-251


Otto Salman

Born on 5 Jul 1908 in Berlin-Schöneberg.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 21 Apr 1970

Commands:
U-7, U-52


Karl-Heinz Sammler

Born on 15 Jan 1919 in Altona.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 24 May 1944, Kattegat.

Commands:
U-59, U-675


Paul Sander

Born on 5 Oct 1908 in Pimkenau, Schrottau, Silesia.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-4, U-38, U-72


Paul-Heinrich Sass

Born on 3 Oct 1919 in Cuxhaven.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 29 Jan 1944, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-364


Werner Sass

Born on 16 Jan 1916 in Okahandja, South-West Africa.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 12 Feb 1945, Gulf of Finland.

Commands:
U-676


Heinz-Gerd Sauer

Born on 7 Apr 1915 in Eberswalde, Finow.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1944)
Died on 12 Nov 1997

Commands:
U-673


Ernst Sauerberg

Born on 11 Jan 1914 in Heide, Holstein.
Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1942)
Died on 24 Jun 1944, Norwegian Sea.

Commands:
U-1225


Joachim Sauerbier

Born on 25 Sep 1919 in Kempen, Posen.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 19 Apr 1945, Kattegat.

Commands:
U-591, U-120, U-56


Werner Sausmikat

Born on 7 Oct 1917 in Günthen.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 8 Apr 1945, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-56, U-1103, U-774


Ludwig Schaafhausen

Born on 30 Nov 1917 in Kiel.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1944)
Died on 6 Mar 1976

Commands:
U-369


Gerd Schaar

Born on 5 Mar 1919 in Berlin.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Knights Cross winner (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 24 Jan 1983, Maseru / Lesotho, South Africa.

Commands:
U-957, U-2551


Harro Schacht

Born on 15 Dec 1907 in Cuxhaven.
Crew 26. Fregattenkapitän (1 Jan 1944)
Knights Cross winner (9 Jan 1943)
Died on 13 Jan 1943, South Atlantic.

Commands:
U-507


Berthold Schad von Mittelbiberach

Born on 1 Sep 1916 in Bensheim, Hesse.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 26 Dec 1944, Baltic Sea.

Commands:
U-2342


Wolf-Axel Schaefer

Born on 3 Mar 1911 in Kiel.
Crew 30. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 9 Sep 1944, south of Hebrides.

Commands:
U-484


Heinz Schaeffer

Born on 28 Apr 1921 in Berlin.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 15 Jan 1979, Berlin, Germany.

Commands:
U-148, U-977


Friedrich Schäfer

Born on 28 Feb 1893 in Hannover.
Crew IV/14. Korvettenkapitän (1 Dec 1942)

Commands:
UD-1, U-460, UA, UD-4


Heinrich Schäfer

Born on 30 Jan 1907 in Wulsdorf, Bremerhaven.
Crew 32. Fregattenkapitän (1 Jan 1944)
Died on 8 Jan 1944, Shonan, Tokyo, Japan.

Commands:
U-183, UIT-23


Wolfgang Schäfer

Born on 4 Apr 1922 in Rostock.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 17 May 1982

Commands:
U-368


Klemens Schamong

Born on 15 Apr 1917 in Cologne.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1944)

Commands:
U-468


Hans Schatteburg

Born on 16 May 1922 in Kiel.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-1272


Günther Schauenburg

Born on 26 Apr 1920 in Ludwigshafen.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-793


Herbert Schauenburg

Born on 29 May 1912 in Delmenhorst.
Crew 31. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jan 1942)
Died on 15 Jan 1942, Mediterranean.

Commands:
U-20, U-577


Rolf Schauenburg

Born on 30 May 1913 in Wintherthur, Switzerland.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Feb 1942)
Died on 2 Oct 1990, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-536


Werner Schauer

Born on 10 Sep 1922 in Berlin-Steglitz.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 1 Apr 1970

Commands:
U-2350


Carl Schauroth

Born on 11 Jul 1921 in Wolfenbüttel.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)

Commands:
U-142, U-146


Werner Emil Hermann Scheer

Born on 6 Jun 1893 in Vechta, Oldenburg.
Crew 4/12. Konteradmiral (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 27 Aug 1976, Büdingen, Hessen, Germany.

Commands:
U-10


Hans-Martin Scheibe

Born on 17 Apr 1918 in Königsberg, East Prussia.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 5 Apr 1944, Mediterranean.

Commands:
U-72, U-455


Hans-Ulrich Scheltz

Born on 15 Nov 1909 in Stettin.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1943)
Died on 2 Aug 1985, Kiel, Germany.

Commands:
UD-5


Eberhard Schendel

Born on 6 Jun 1920 in Beutnitz, Jena, Thüringen.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 21 Apr 1945, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-636


Rudolf Schendel

Born on 10 Jan 1914 in Spandau.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1944)
Died on 12 Apr 1970

Commands:
U-19, U-134, U-2509, U-2520


Joachim Schepke

Born on 8 Mar 1912 in Flensburg.
Crew 30. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1939)
Knights Cross winner (24 Sep 1940)
Died on 17 Mar 1941, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-3, U-19, U-100


Wolfgang Scherfling

Born on 29 Jun 1923 in Lychen.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)

Commands:
U-140


Heinz Scheringer

Born on 29 Aug 1907 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Crew 27. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jan 1942)
Died on 21 Jan 1984, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-10, U-13, U-26


Ekkehard Scherraus

Born on 1 Oct 1919 in Danzig.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1943)

Commands:
U-68, U-1225


Robert Schetelig

Born on 6 Oct 1918 in Lübeck.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 22 Sep 1943, Cape Farewell.

Commands:
U-229


Georg Schewe

Born on 24 Nov 1909 in Ueckermünde, Pomerania.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Aug 1943)
Knights Cross winner (23 May 1941)
Died on 14 Oct 1990, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-60, U-105


Günter Schiebusch

Born on 26 Oct 1909 in Posen.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jan 1944)
Died on 10 Jul 1997, Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Commands:
U-252, U-262


Hans-Jürg Schild

Born on 13 May 1920 in Johannisberg, Rheingau.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-924


Günther Schimmel

Born on 13 Aug 1920 in Neuhausen, Westerwald.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-137, U-30, U-382


Hartmuth Schimmelpfennig

Born on 4 Oct 1919 in The Hague, Holland.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 27 Apr 1945, Berlin-Spandau, Germany.

Commands:
U-1004


Karl Schimpf

Born on 23 Mar 1914.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1943)

Commands:
U-803, U-3009


Hans-Jürgen Schley

Born on 20 Oct 1920 in Greifenberg, Pomerania.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-59, U-351, U-3507


Alfred Schlieper

Born on 15 Jan 1915 in Cologne.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1942)
Died on 7 Dec 1941, west of Gibraltar.

Commands:
U-208


Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach

Born on 10 Apr 1914 in Cologne-Lindenthal.
Crew 34. Korvettenkapitän (20 Apr 1945)
Knights Cross winner (19 Nov 1943)
Died on 11 May 1979, Kiel, Germany.

Commands:
U-121, U-453


Karl-Adolf Schlitt

Born on 16 Apr 1918 in Laboe.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 7 Apr 2009

Commands:
U-1206


Fokko Schlömer

Born on 25 Aug 1909 in West-Grossefehn, Lower Saxony.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1942)
Died on 12 May 1984

Commands:
U-1164, U-3008


Heinrich Schlott

Born on 10 Jul 1922 in Homberg.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 31 Dec 1996, Homberg, Hesse, Germany.

Commands:
U-2329


Adalbert Schmandt

Born on 26 Dec 1909 in Wustrow, Rostock.
Crew I/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jun 1943)

Commands:
U-489


Heinrich Schmid

Born on 22 May 1915 in Bad Reichenhall.
Crew 34. Korvettenkapitän (1 May 1943)
Died on 8 May 1943, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-7, U-663


Friedrich Schmidt

Born on 11 Jun 1921 in Oberhausen.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 5 Jan 1998

Commands:
U-793


Karl-Heinz Schmidt

Born on 20 Jan 1911.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-17, U-1103, U-3529


Werner Schmidt

Born on 11 Jul 1920 in Kiel-Fridrichsort.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 27 May 1944, Norwegian Sea.

Commands:
U-292


Werner-Karl Schmidt

Born on 15 Apr 1915 in Stettin.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1942)
Died on 5 Feb 2001, Bad Homburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-250


Werner von Schmidt

Born on 17 Apr 1906 in Görlitz.
Crew 26. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1941)
Died on 2 Aug 1978

Commands:
U-9, U-12, U-15, U-25, U-40, U-116


Hans-Joachim Schmidt-Weichert

Born on 7 May 1915 in Altona.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1943)
Died on 12 Aug 1985

Commands:
U-9, U-3501


Helmut Schmoeckel

Born on 18 Dec 1917 in Berlin.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1943)

Commands:
U-802


Adalbert Schnee

Born on 31 Dec 1913 in Berlin.
Crew 34. Korvettenkapitän (1 Dec 1944)
Knights Cross winner (30 Aug 1941)
Died on 4 Nov 1982, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-6, U-60, U-121, U-201, U-2511


Fritz Schneewind

Born on 10 Apr 1917 in Padang, Sumatra.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1943)
Died on 23 Apr 1945, Java Sea.

Commands:
U-511, U-183


Herbert Schneider

Born on 25 Jun 1915 in Nuremberg.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)
Knights Cross winner (16 Jan 1943)
Died on 23 Feb 1943, Middle Atlantic.

Commands:
U-522


Manfred Schneider

Born on 11 Dec 1920 in Stettin.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-4706


Karl-Hermann Schneidewind

Born on 7 Mar 1907 in Hann-Münden.
Korvettenkapitän (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 12 Oct 1965

Commands:
U-1064


Ebe Schnoor

Born on 22 Jun 1895 in Emmelsbüll.
Crew XII/15. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 4 Oct 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
UA, U-460


Clemens Schöler

Born on 30 May 1915 in Selm, Westphalia.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1943)
Died on 7 Nov 1992

Commands:
U-20, U-24, U-20


Hans-Ulrich Scholle

Born on 30 Sep 1909 in Krögelin, Mecklenburg.
Crew I/38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 26 Jan 1968

Commands:
U-2328, U-328


Klaus Scholtz

Born on 22 Mar 1908 in Magdeburg.
Crew 27. Fregattenkapitän (1 Jul 1944)
Knights Cross winner (26 Dec 1941)
Died on 1 May 1987, Bad Schwartau, Germany.

Commands:
U-108


Günther Scholz

Born on 27 Feb 1919 in St Pölten, Austria.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 5 Jan 1998

Commands:
U-284, UD-2, U-1052


Hans-Ulrich Scholz

Born on 7 May 1911 in Breslau.
Crew I/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)

Commands:
U-4703


Heinz-Günther Scholz

Born on 12 Jan 1918 in Dresden.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 15 Aug 1943, Köningsberg, Germany.

Commands:
U-283


Heinz Schomburg

Born on 28 Sep 1914 in Barsighausen, Lower Saxony.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1942)

Commands:
U-145, U-561


Oskar Schomburg

Born on 19 Aug 1897.
Crew 10/15. Kapitän zur See (1 Jan 1940)

Commands:
U-26


Adolf Schönberg

Born on 7 Aug 1918 in Babylon, New York.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 28 Jul 1943, Cape Ortegal.

Commands:
U-62, U-404


Heinrich Schonder

Born on 23 Jul 1910 in Erfurt.
Crew 34. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jun 1943)
Knights Cross winner (19 Aug 1942)
Died on 24 Jun 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-53, U-58, U-77, U-200


Dietrich Schöneboom

Born on 4 Dec 1917 in Amdorf, Leer.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Knights Cross winner (20 Oct 1943)
Died on 21 Oct 1943, Mediterenean near Toulon.

Commands:
U-58, U-431


Gerhard Schötzau

Born on 16 Apr 1917 in Fylitz, Neidenburg.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 16 Apr 1945, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-880


Joachim Schramm

Born on 3 Jun 1916 in Ruhla, Thüringen.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1940)
Died on 4 May 1943, South of Ireland.

Commands:
U-109


Gerd Schreiber

Born on 2 Apr 1912 in Hirschberg, Silesia.
Crew 31. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1943)
Died on 27 Jan 2004, Altenholz, Germany.

Commands:
U-3, U-95


Heinrich Schreiber

Born on 30 Apr 1917 in Magdeburg.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1943)

Commands:
U-270


Wolfgang Schreiner

Born on 20 Apr 1917 in Frankfurt am Main.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 11 Jun 1943, south-east of Iceland.

Commands:
U-417


Hans Schrenk

Born on 18 Sep 1917 in Bad Frankenhausen.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1944)

Commands:
U-7, U-901


Hermann Schrenk

Born on 19 Jun 1918 in Niedermeilingen, Hesse.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1944)
Died on 29 Jan 1985

Commands:
U-3511


Peter Schrewe

Born on 3 Dec 1913 in Grosshof, Tapiau, East Prussia.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 9 Nov 1944, Java Sea.

Commands:
U-378, U-591, U-537


Hilmar-Karl Schreyer

Born on 28 Aug 1914 in Manebach, Thüringen.
Crew 33. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 15 Jun 1944, Norwegian Sea.

Commands:
U-987


Kurt Schrobach

Born on 11 Sep 1914 in Kiel.
Crew 35. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1945)

Commands:
U-2360


Gustav Schröder

Born on 6 Jul 1921 in Schneidemühl.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-1056


Heinrich Schröder

Born on 25 Jan 1916 in Byelorezk.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 3 Oct 1973

Commands:
U-2367


Hermann Schröder

Born on 3 Dec 1912 in Hamburg.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1940)
Died on 21 Feb 1943, Atlantic.

Commands:
U-623


Heinrich-Andreas Schroeteler

Born on 10 Dec 1915 in Essen-Katernberg.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Knights Cross winner (2 May 1945)
Died on 19 Jan 2000, Bochum, Germany.

Commands:
U-667, U-1023


Karl-Ernst Schroeter

Born on 3 Dec 1912 in Freystadt, Silesia.
Crew 34. Korvettenkapitän (1 May 1943)
Died on 23 May 1943, Central North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-121, U-752


Horst von Schroeter

Born on 10 Jun 1919 in Bieberstein, Saxony.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (21 Dec 1944)
Knights Cross winner (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 25 Jul 2006, Bonn, Germany.

Commands:
U-123, U-2506


Karl-Heinz Schröter

Born on 13 Mar 1921 in Apolda.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)

Commands:
U-1195, U-763


Karl Schrott

Born on 25 Mar 1911 in Viersen, Rhineland.
Crew 32. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1940)
Died on 23 Mar 1941, south-east of Iceland.

Commands:
U-7, U-551


Albrecht Schubart

Born on 19 Jul 1914 in Hamburg.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-1002, U-2520


Heinrich Schuch

Born on 28 Aug 1906 in Berlin.
Crew 25. Fregattenkapitän (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 21 Jan 1968

Commands:
U-37, U-38, U-105, U-154


Walter Schug

Born on 22 Oct 1910 in Cologne.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1941)
Died on 29 Nov 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-86


Otto Schuhart

Born on 1 Apr 1909 in Hamburg.
Crew 29. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1943)
Knights Cross winner (16 May 1940)
Died on 10 Mar 1990, Stuttgart, Germany.

Commands:
U-8, U-25, U-29


Philipp Schüler

Born on 17 Oct 1911 in Frankfurt am Main.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Feb 1942)
Died on 19 Apr 1943, Western Approaches.

Commands:
U-141, U-602


Wolf-Harald Schüler

Born on 22 Aug 1921 in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)

Commands:
U-720, U-2325


Max-Martin Schulte

Born on 24 Sep 1915 in Wuppertal-Barmen.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1940)
Died on 17 May 2000, Kiel, Germany.

Commands:
U-9, U-13


Werner Schulte

Born on 7 Nov 1912 in Kiel.
Crew 31. Korvettenkapitän (1 Oct 1942)
Died on 5 Oct 1942, south-west of Iceland.

Commands:
U-582


Hermann Schultz

Born on 7 Feb 1920 in Kiel.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 12 Feb 1998, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-150, U-3502


Karl-Otto Schultz

Born on 9 Nov 1914 in Wesermünde, Lehe.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1943)
Died on 20 Oct 1942, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-34, U-216


Heinz-Otto Schultze

Born on 13 Sep 1915 in Kiel.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1941)
Knights Cross winner (9 Jul 1942)
Died on 25 Nov 1943

Commands:
U-4, U-141, U-432, U-849


Herbert Schultze

Born on 24 Jul 1909 in Kiel.
Crew 30. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1943)
Knights Cross winner (1 Mar 1940)
Died on 3 Jun 1987, London, England.

Commands:
U-2, U-48


Rudolf Schultze

Born on 19 May 1922 in Kronshagen, Rendsburg.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 4 Sep 2000, Mannheim, Germany.

Commands:
U-61, U-2540


Wolfgang Schultze

Born on 3 Oct 1910 in Kiel.
Crew 30. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1939)
Died on 2 Oct 1942, off US coast.

Commands:
U-17, U-512


Georg-Wilhelm Schulz

Born on 10 Mar 1906 in Cologne.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1943)
Knights Cross winner (4 Apr 1941)
Died on 5 Jul 1986, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-10, U-64, U-124


Hermann Schulz

Born on 22 Apr 1913 in Harsefeld, Lower Saxony.
Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1945)

Commands:
U-2369, U-2327


Richard Schulz

Born on 20 Sep 1917 in Bremen.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1944)

Commands:
U-58


Werner Schulz

Born on 28 Sep 1919 in Berlin.
Crew XI/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1944)

Commands:
U-929


Werner-Karl Schulz

Born on 25 Oct 1910 in Fürstenwalde.
Crew 34. Korvettenkapitän (1 Mar 1945)
Died on 21 Nov 1960, Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

Commands:
U-437


Wilhelm Schulze

Born on 27 Jul 1909 in Dortmund.
Crew 28. Korvettenkapitän (1 Sep 1942)

Commands:
U-177, U-98


Henning Schümann

Born on 17 Apr 1919 in Elmschenhagen, Schleswig-Holstein.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 16 Mar 1944, Strait of Gibraltar.

Commands:
U-392


Friedrich Schumann-Hindenberg

Born on 28 Mar 1913 in Lübchow, Kolberg.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1944)
Died on 13 Jul 1991

Commands:
U-245


Hans-Norbert Schunck

Born on 31 Mar 1920 in Torgau.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-348, U-103, U-369


Horst Schünemann

Born on 2 Jan 1914 in Kiel.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 13 Sep 1996, Schleswig, Germany.

Commands:
U-62, U-621


Heinz Schütt

Born on 24 Nov 1915 in Hamburg-Harburg.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 12 Nov 1969

Commands:
U-135, U-294


Herbert-Viktor Schütze

Born on 24 Feb 1917 in Hannover.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 14 Nov 1942, Mediterranean.

Commands:
U-605


Viktor Schütze

Born on 16 Feb 1906 in Kiel.
Crew 25. Kapitän zur See (1 Mar 1944)
Knights Cross winner (11 Dec 1940)
Died on 23 Sep 1950, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Commands:
U-19, U-11, U-25, U-103


Werner Schwaff

Born on 3 Mar 1915 in Peking, China.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 31 May 1943, Cape Ortegal.

Commands:
U-2, U-333, U-440


Erwin Schwager

Born on 9 Jan 1917 in Santiago de Chile.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 1 Dec 1964

Commands:
U-143


Bruno Schwalbach

Born on 11 Sep 1917 in Mannheim.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)

Commands:
U-1161


Hans-Joachim Schwantke

Born on 30 Aug 1918 in Hindenburg, Upper Silesia.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1943)
Died on 30 Jul 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-43


Bernhard Schwarting

Born on 30 Jan 1913 in Brake.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 27 Mar 1945, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-1102, U-905


Volkmar Schwartzkopff

Born on 25 Apr 1914 in Halle, Saale.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Feb 1942)
Died on 30 Oct 1942, Newfoundland.

Commands:
U-520


Hans-Joachim Schwarz

Born on 28 Sep 1919 in Hannover.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 2013

Commands:
U-1105


Rudolf Schwarz

Born on 19 Jul 1914 in Brunsbüttelkoog.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)

Commands:
U-1056


Hans-Dietrich Schwarzenberg

Born on 23 May 1923 in Dresden.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 5 May 1945, Baltic Sea.

Commands:
U-579


Wolfgang Schwarzkopf

Born on 10 Jan 1921 in Berlin.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-2, U-21, U-704


Heinz Schwassmann

Born on 3 Feb 1916 in Potsdam.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 18 Jul 1944, Norwegian Sea.

Commands:
U-742


Hans-Joachim Schwebcke

Born on 22 Mar 1918 in Lübeck.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 14 Mar 1945, North Sea.

Commands:
U-714


Hans-Adolf Schweichel

Born on 26 May 1915 in Bremen.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1940)
Died on 16 Nov 1942, off Casablanca.

Commands:
U-105, U-173


Friedhelm Schweiger

Born on 7 Mar 1917 in Ziegenhals, Silesia.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 1 Sep 1998, Bad Nauheim, Germany.

Commands:
U-313


Ernst-Werner Schwirley

Born on 7 Jun 1919 in Bischofsburg, East Prussia.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 29 Jan 1975

Commands:
U-982, U-3510


Joachim Seeger

Born on 11 Feb 1912 in Gut Nebelin, Prignitz.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1943)

Commands:
UD-3, U-393


Sigurd Seeger

Born on 6 Jul 1920 in Züllinchau, Brandenburg.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 25 Aug 2005

Commands:
U-348, U-1203


Gerhard Seehausen

Born on 29 Jul 1917 in Borstel, Nienburg.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 6 May 1944, Cape Verde Islands.

Commands:
U-68, U-66


Edgar Seeliger

Born on 26 Jul 1920 in Wedel, Holstein.
Crew IV/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 21 Jan 1986

Commands:
U-4702


Günther Seibicke

Born on 30 Aug 1911 in Eggersdorf, Lebus.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jun 1943)
Knights Cross winner (27 Mar 1943)
Died on 26 May 1943, North Atlantic west of Cape Ortegal.

Commands:
U-436


Hans Seidel

Born on 15 May 1918 in Oberweischlitz, Vogtland.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 17 Jul 1944, Norwegian Sea.

Commands:
U-203, U-361


Wolfgang Seiler

Born on 4 Aug 1918.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 11 Jan 1987, Garmiche-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Commands:
U-37


Erwin Sell

Born on 3 May 1915 in Wesselburen, Ditmarschen.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1944)

Commands:
U-1102


Horst Selle

Born on 14 Feb 1921 in Lengerich, Westphalia.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-795


Hans Senkel

Born on 14 Jan 1910 in Schönbrunn, Thüringen.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1942)
Died on 30 Oct 1942, Newfoundland.

Commands:
U-658


Herbert Sickel

Born on 30 Jun 1914 in Lüderitz Bay, German South-West AFrica.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Dec 1942)
Died on 6 Apr 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-302


Karl-Hartwig Siebold

Born on 19 Mar 1917 in Düneberg, Dutchy of Lauenburg.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 5 Jan 1986

Commands:
U-554, U-3504


Heinz Sieder

Born on 28 Jun 1920 in Munich.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Knights Cross winner (8 Jul 1944)
Died on 2 Aug 1944, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-984


Paul Siegmann

Born on 24 May 1913 in Hamburg.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1942)
Died on 29 Jun 1986

Commands:
U-612, U-230, U-2507


Hilmar Siemon

Born on 29 Mar 1915 in Apenrade.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 11 Apr 1945, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-334, U-396


Volker Simmermacher

Born on 1 Feb 1919 in Strasbourg.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 27 Aug 1999, Bad Kreuznach, Germany.

Commands:
U-107, U-3013


Rudolf von Singule

Born on 8 Apr 1883 in Pola, Austria-Hungary.
Crew kuk 01. Korvettenkapitän (1 Feb 1942)
Died on 2 May 1945, Brünn, Chech.

Commands:
UD-4


Walter Sitek

Born on 5 Jan 1913 in Rendsburg.
Crew VIII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-17, U-981, U-3005


Horst Slevogt

Born on 4 Jul 1922 in Eckernförde, Germany.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 20 Nov 2011, Eckernförde, Germany.

Commands:
U-62, U-3032


Ernst Sobe

Born on 2 Sep 1904 in Zschorna, Bautzen.
Crew 24. Fregattenkapitän (1 Oct 1942)
Died on 8 Oct 1942, off Cape Town.

Commands:
U-34, U-179


Ulrich Graf von Soden-Fraunhofen

Born on 2 Aug 1913 in Friedrichshafen.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 7 Feb 1943, Central North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-624


Herbert Sohler

Born on 25 Jul 1908 in Attendorn, Westphalia.
Crew 28. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jul 1942)
Died on 22 Jun 1991

Commands:
U-10, U-46


Helmut Sommer

Born on 24 Aug 1914 in Breslau.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1942)
Died on 17 Sep 1973

Commands:
U-139, U-78, U-853


Friedrich-Wilhelm Sons

Born on 14 Aug 1910 in Wienmoos, Flensburg.
Crew I/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 27 Nov 1944, Gulf of Finland.

Commands:
U-479


Wilhelm Spahr

Born on 4 Apr 1904 in Esingen, Schleswig.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 6 Oct 1978

Commands:
U-178


Hans-Harald Speidel

Born on 20 May 1917 in Danzig.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 12 Sep 2000

Commands:
U-643


Johann Spindlegger

Born on 31 Jul 1915 in Aachen.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1942)
Died on 13 Nov 1942, west of Gibraltar.

Commands:
U-616, U-411


Wolfgang Sporn

Born on 12 Sep 1912.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1942)
Died on 11 Jul 1968, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Commands:
U-439


Georg Staats

Born on 13 Mar 1916 in Bremen.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)
Knights Cross winner (14 Jul 1943)
Died on 12 Nov 1943, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-80, U-508


Hellmut Staehler

Born on 8 Sep 1916 in Horchheim, Koblenz.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1944)
Died on 11 Jan 2001

Commands:
U-928


Peter-Arthur Stahl

Born on 1 Aug 1913 in Neuendeich, Holstein.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 22 Nov 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-648


Günther Stark

Born on 1 Feb 1917 in Preussisch-Holland.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 8 Jun 1944, English Channel.

Commands:
U-740


Oskar Staudinger

Born on 13 May 1917 in Löbau, Saxony.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 5 May 1943, Newfoundland.

Commands:
U-638


Hans Steen

Born on 28 Sep 1907 in Kiel.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 5 Jul 1944, east of Hailifax, Nova Scotia.

Commands:
U-233


Karl Steffen

Born on 16 Oct 1909 in Stepenitz, Prignitz.
Crew VII/40. Oberleutnant zur See (R) (Date unknown)

Commands:
U-2345


Klaus-Dietrich Steffens

Born on 17 Jun 1918 in Danzig-Langfuhr.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1944)
Died on 26 Jun 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-719


Friedrich Stege

Born on 13 Nov 1920 in Vehlen, Bückeburg.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 29 Oct 1997, Espelkamp, Germany.

Commands:
U-291, U-397, U-958


Hasso Stegemann

Born on 30 Jul 1920 in Kiel.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 15 Mar 1945, Baltic Sea.

Commands:
U-367


Johann Stegmann

Born on 5 Mar 1912 in Arnstadt, Thüringen.
Crew 35. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1942)

Commands:
U-779


Heinz Stein

Born on 21 Aug 1913 in Magdeburg.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Feb 1943)
Died on 13 Feb 1943, north-west of Lisbon, Portugal.

Commands:
U-8, U-554, U-620


Freiherr Walter von Steinaecker

Born on 25 Mar 1917 in Berlin.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 22 Mar 1943, south of Madeira.

Commands:
U-524


Erich Steinbrink

Born on 13 Mar 1919 in Ziegenort, Stettiner Haff.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-1203, U-293, U-953


Hermann Steinert

Born on 10 Dec 1916 in Traunstein.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 May 1943)

Commands:
U-128


Friedrich Steinfeldt

Born on 15 Dec 1914 in Bad Doberan.
Crew IV/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 29 Nov 1945

Commands:
UIT-21, U-195


Rolf Steinhaus

Born on 1 Apr 1916 in Hachenburg, Kaiserslautern.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 1 Oct 2004, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany.

Commands:
U-8, U-802


Friedrich Steinhoff

Born on 14 Jul 1909 in Küllstadt/Thür (Küllstedt).
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Dec 1941)
Died on 19 May 1945, Charlestown (Charles Street Prison), USA.

Commands:
U-511, U-873


Karl-Heinz Steinmetz

Born on 19 Feb 1921 in Kassel.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 14 Mar 1945, North Sea.

Commands:
U-993


Dietrich Stellmacher

Born on 7 Mar 1915 in Metz, Lorraine.
Crew IV/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 9 Sep 1944, North Sea.

Commands:
U-865


Ernst-August Stellmann

Born on 19 Apr 1915 in Düsseldorf.
Crew 35/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1943)

Commands:
U-2541


Karl-Heinz Stephan

Born on 18 Sep 1915 in Posen.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 15 Apr 1945, English Channel.

Commands:
U-1063


Heinz Sternberg

Born on 16 Feb 1917 in Freiburg, Bresgau.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Feb 1943)
Died on 6 May 1944, south-west of Iceland.

Commands:
U-473


Ehrenreich-Peter Stever

Born on 4 Oct 1918 in Wilhelmshaven.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 6 Nov 1991

Commands:
U-1277


Hans-Jürgen Sthamer

Born on 26 Jul 1919 in Lübeck.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 24 Aug 1944, Barents Sea.

Commands:
U-354


Wolf-Harro Stiebler

Born on 4 Aug 1907 in Hann, Münden.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 23 May 1991

Commands:
U-8, U-17, U-21, U-61, U-461


Johannes van Stipriaan

Born on 9 Dec 1913 in Norden, Ostfriesland.
Crew IV/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1944)

Commands:
U-237


Hans Stock

Born on 2 Aug 1915 in Lahr, Baden.
Crew 35. Korvettenkapitän (1 May 1943)
Died on 4 May 1943, Cape Ortegal.

Commands:
U-659


Rupprecht Stock

Born on 16 Feb 1916 in Frankfurt am Main.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 3 Dec 2002

Commands:
U-214, U-218


Hans-Gerrit von Stockhausen

Born on 11 Aug 1907 in Kassel.
Crew 26. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1940)
Knights Cross winner (14 Jan 1941)
Died on 15 Jan 1943, Berlin.

Commands:
U-13, U-65


Otto Stoeffler

Born on 12 Mar 1910 in Düsseldorf.
Crew XI/39. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1943)
Died on 29 Dec 1960

Commands:
U-475


Gerhard Stoelker

Born on 26 May 1910 in Neenhusen, Ostfriesland.
Crew XI/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 30 Jan 1971

Commands:
U-825


Gottfried Stolzenburg

Born on 8 Dec 1912 in Uschütz.
Crew I/38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jun 1943)

Commands:
U-11, U-554, U-2543


Wolfgang Sträter

Born on 21 May 1916 in Cologne.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1942)
Died on 29 Jul 1943, north-west of Cape Finisterre.

Commands:
U-20, U-614


Siegfried Straub

Born on 22 Jun 1918 in Braunschweig.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 10 Mar 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-625


Günter Strauch

Born on 5 Dec 1908 in Elze-Gronau.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1941)
Died on 1 Mar 1991, München, Germany.

Commands:
U-1010


Hugo Strehl

Born on 5 Oct 1921 in Munich.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-351


Siegfried Strelow

Born on 15 Apr 1911 in Kiel.
Crew 31. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jul 1943)
Knights Cross winner (27 Oct 1942)
Died on 9 Jul 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-435


Hartmut Strenger

Born on 12 Jan 1917 in Steinau, Oder.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1943)
Died on 2 Mar 1994

Commands:
U-290


Wolfgang Strenger

Born on 9 Feb 1919 in Steinau, Oder.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)

Commands:
U-10, U-1023


Werner Striegler

Born on 30 Jun 1918 in Zittau, Saxony.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 1 Dec 1944, Indian Ocea, Sunda Strait.

Commands:
UIT-25 , UIT-23, UIT-25 , U-196


Werner Strübing

Born on 25 May 1907 in Glückstadt.
Crew I/42. Oberleutnant zur See (28 Aug 1944)
Died on 23 Mar 1945, North Channel.

Commands:
U-1003


Rolf Struckmeier

Born on 27 Jul 1916 in Obernkirchen, Schaumburg.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1942)

Commands:
U-608


Hermann Stuckmann

Born on 2 Jan 1921 in Wuppertal-Barmen.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (10 Oct 1943)
Knights Cross winner (11 Aug 1944)
Died on 18 Aug 1944, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-316, U-621


Bruno Studt

Born on 6 Apr 1918 in Barmstedt, Holstein.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1944)
Died on 26 Apr 1944, north-west of Cape Verde Islands.

Commands:
U-488


Günter Stührmann

Born on 11 Mar 1922 in Bremen.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)

Commands:
U-904


Kurt Sturm

Born on 30 Jan 1906 in Brandenburg, Havel.
Crew 25. Fregattenkapitän (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 3 Nov 1987

Commands:
U-410, U-167, U-547


Peter Sues

Born on 26 Sep 1919 in Lützow, Mecklenburg.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 20 Jun 1943, Cape Farewell.

Commands:
U-388


Reinhard Suhren

Born on 16 Apr 1916 in Langenschwalbach, Taunus.
Crew 35. Fregattenkapitän (1 Jun 1944)
Knights Cross winner (3 Nov 1940)
Died on 25 Aug 1984, Halstenbek/ Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-564


Albert Sürenhagen

Born on 25 Mar 1916 in Dahl-Deipenbrink.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 10 Apr 1945, Flensburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-855


Kurt Sureth

Born on 8 Jul 1922 in Hamburg.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 5 Aug 1969

Commands:
U-625


Walter Süss

Born on 27 Oct 1908 in Plauen, Vogtland.
Crew I/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 16 Sep 1994

Commands:
U-1304



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