Karl-Heinz Fuchs

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  18 Jan 1915 Haiger, Dillkreis, Hesse
Died  10 Apr 1990(75)Bad Berleburg, 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 Aug 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-528 16 Sep 1942 19 Dec 1942   No war patrols 

After the war he joined the post-war German Navy, Bundesmarine, and later retired as Flottillenadmiral (e. Commodore or Rear Admiral).

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

Patrol info for Karl-Heinz Fuchs

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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

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