Horst Kremser

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 423 GRT

Born  5 Sep 1917 Neusaz a.d. Oder, Lower Silesia
Died  1 Aug 1943(25)Bay of Biscay


Kriegsmarine crew book photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Feb 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-383 6 Jun 1942 1 Aug 1943  (+)  4 patrols (163 days) 

Patrol info for Horst Kremser

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-383 17 Oct 1942  Kiel  9 Dec 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,54 days
2. U-383 6 Jan 1943  Brest  10 Mar 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,64 days
3. U-383 17 Apr 1943  Brest  25 May 1943  Brest  Patrol 3,39 days
4. U-383 27 Jul 1943  Brest  1 Aug 1943  Sunk  Patrol 4,6 days
4 patrols, 163 days at sea

Ships hit by Horst Kremser

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
24 Oct 1942U-383 Jon Olafsson423is
 423

1 ship sunk (423 tons).

Legend
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