Philipp Schüler

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)


Successes
4 ships sunk, total tonnage 6,801 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 5,133 GRT
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 1,540 tons

Born  17 Oct 1911 Frankfurt am Main
Died  19 Apr 1943(31)Western Approaches


Ranks

8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Feb 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-141 31 Mar 1941 29 Nov 1941   4 patrols (88 days) 
U-602 29 Dec 1941 19 Apr 1943  (+)  4 patrols (109 days) 

Patrol info for Philipp Schüler

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-141 13 Apr 1941  Kiel  17 Apr 1941  Bergen   5 days
2. U-141 29 Apr 1941  Bergen  11 May 1941  Lorient  Patrol 1,13 days
3. U-141 31 May 1941  Lorient  26 Jun 1941  Lorient  Patrol 2,27 days
4. U-141 14 Jul 1941  Lorient  1 Aug 1941  Lorient  Patrol 3,19 days
5. U-141 21 Aug 1941  Lorient  18 Sep 1941  Kiel  Patrol 4,29 days
6. U-602 26 Sep 1942  Kiel  6 Nov 1942  Lorient  Patrol 5,42 days
7. U-602 1 Dec 1942  Lorient  21 Dec 1942  La Spezia  Patrol 6,21 days
8. U-602 6 Feb 1943  La Spezia  9 Mar 1943  Toulon  Patrol 7,32 days
9. U-602 6 Apr 1943  Toulon  19 Apr 1943  Sunk  Patrol 8,14 days
8 patrols, 197 days at sea

Ships hit by Philipp Schüler

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Jun 1941U-141 Calabria1,277swSL-76
26 Jul 1941U-141 Botwey5,106brOS-1
26 Jul 1941U-141 Atlantic City (d.)5,133brOS-1
5 Sep 1941U-141 Jarlinn190is
6 Sep 1941U-141 King Erik228br
 
9 Dec 1942U-602 HMS Porcupine (G 93) (t.)1,540br
 13,474

5 ships sunk (8,341 tons) and 1 ship damaged (5,133 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).


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

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim


Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.

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