Karl-Heinz Sammler

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  15 Jan 1919 Altona
Died  24 May 1944(25)Kattegat


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-59 16 Jul 1942 10 Jun 1943   No war patrols 
U-675 14 Jul 1943 24 May 1944  (+)  1 patrol (7 days) 

Patrol info for Karl-Heinz Sammler

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-675 4 May 1944  Kiel  6 May 1944  Kristiansand   3 days
2. U-675 18 May 1944  Kristiansand  24 May 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,7 days


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.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders