Karl-Ernst Kaiser

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  21 Apr 1920 Hannover-Waldheim
Died  10 Apr 1944(23)North Atlantic

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Jan 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-986 1 Jul 1943 10 Apr 1944  (+)  1 patrol (63 days) 

Patrol info for Karl-Ernst Kaiser

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-986 8 Feb 1944  Kiel  10 Apr 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,63 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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