Günther Schimmel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  13 Aug 1920 Neuhausen, Westerwald

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1 Dec 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Nov 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Nov 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-137 28 Dec 1943 24 Jan 1945   No war patrols 
U-30 17 Jan 1945 23 Jan 1945   No war patrols 
U-382 24 Jan 1945 20 Mar 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Günther Schimmel

Ships hit by Günther Schimmel

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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