Siegfried Keller

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)

4 ships sunk, total tonnage 16,359 GRT

Born  30 Oct 1917 Gotha
Died  12 Mar 1943(25)North Atlantic

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-130 7 Feb 1943 12 Mar 1943  (+)  1 patrol (13 days) 

Patrol info for Siegfried Keller

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-130 28 Feb 1943  Lorient  12 Mar 1943    Patrol 1,13 days

Ships hit by Siegfried Keller

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
5 Mar 1943U-130 Empire Tower4,378brXK-2
5 Mar 1943U-130 Fidra1,574brXK-2
5 Mar 1943U-130 Ger-y-Bryn5,108brXK-2
5 Mar 1943U-130 Trefusis5,299brXK-2

4 ships sunk (16,359 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

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