Werner-Karl Schmidt

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

1 warship sunk, total tonnage 56 tons

Born  15 Apr 1915 Stettin
Died  5 Feb 2001(85)Bad Homburg, Germany

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5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
25 Sep 1935 Seekadett
1 Apr 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Sep 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-250 12 Dec 1943 30 Jul 1944   1 patrol (5 days) 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Werner-Karl Schmidt

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-250 15 Jul 1944  Kiel  19 Jul 1944  Reval   5 days
2. U-250 24 Jul 1944  Reval  25 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel   2 days
3. U-250 26 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel  30 Jul 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,5 days

Ships hit by Werner-Karl Schmidt

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
30 Jul 1944U-250 MO-10556sj

1 ship sunk (56 tons).

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

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

(£ 38.25)

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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