Johann-Egbert Gossler

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  16 Nov 1914 Hamburg
Died  21 Nov 1943(29)North Atlantic

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5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
25 Sep 1935 Seekadett
1 Jul 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-538 10 Feb 1943 21 Nov 1943  (+)  1 patrol (29 days) 

Patrol info for Johann-Egbert Gossler

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-538 19 Oct 1943  Kiel  24 Oct 1943  Bergen   6 days
2. U-538 24 Oct 1943  Bergen  21 Nov 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,29 days

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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