Karl-Horst Horn

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

1 ship sunk, total tonnage 3,279 GRT

Born  16 Dec 1916 Neusalz, Oder
Died  3 Sep 1942(25)Bay of Biscay

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5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
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 Jun 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-705 30 Dec 1941 3 Sep 1942  (+)  1 patrol (34 days) 

Patrol info for Karl-Horst Horn

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-705 1 Aug 1942  Kiel  3 Sep 1942    Patrol 1,34 days

Ships hit by Karl-Horst Horn

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
15 Aug 1942U-705 Balladier3,279amSC-95

1 ship sunk (3,279 tons).

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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