Karl-Heinz Steinmetz

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  19 Feb 1921 Kassel
Died  14 Mar 1945(24)North Sea

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1 Jul 1942 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-993 17 Aug 1944 4 Oct 1944   1 patrol (33 days) 

Commonly listed as Crew XII/39 but apparently was part of Crew 40 who was promoted early to Oberleutnant zur See.

Patrol info for Karl-Heinz Steinmetz

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-993 17 Aug 1944  Brest  18 Sep 1944  Bergen  Patrol 1,33 days

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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