The Men of the U-boats

List of all U-boat Commanders

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L -
M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - Z


K


Walter Kaeding

Born on 14 Sep 1915 in Berlin.
Leutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Knights Cross winner (15 May 1944)
Died on 23 Jun 1992, Bremen, Germany.

Commands:
U-56


Hans-Dietrich Kaiser

Born on 6 Oct 1921 in Schwarzkollm, Silesia.
Crew IV/40. Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 4 May 1945, Baltic Sea.

Commands:
U-2338


Hermann Kaiser

Born on 9 Mar 1907 in Berlin.
Crew 25. Fregattenkapitän (1 Nov 1943)
Died on 1 Mar 1991

Commands:
U-3002


Karl-Ernst Kaiser

Born on 21 Apr 1920 in Hannover-Waldheim.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 10 Apr 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-986


Fritz Kallipke

Born on 28 Nov 1909 in Preussisch-Holland, East Prussia.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 13 Jan 1986

Commands:
U-397, U-2516, U-2529


Ernst Kals

Born on 2 Aug 1905 in Glauchau, Saxony.
Crew 24. Kapitän zur See (1 Sep 1944)
Knights Cross winner (1 Sep 1942)
Died on 2 Nov 1979, Emden, Germany.

Commands:
U-130


Horst-Tessen von Kameke

Born on 21 Feb 1916 in Kiel.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1942)
Died on 24 Jun 1943, Cape Ortegal.

Commands:
UD-5, U-119


Hans-Albrecht Kandler

Born on 31 Oct 1917 in Jena.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 15 Mar 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-386, U-653


Helmut Kandzior

Born on 25 Sep 1919 in Krumhübel, Riesengebirge.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 22 Aug 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-333, U-743


Ralph Kapitzky

Born on 28 Jun 1915 in Dresden.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1942)
Died on 7 Aug 1943, Caribbean Sea.

Commands:
U-615


Hans Karpf

Born on 14 May 1916 in Saarbrücken.
Crew 35. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 6 Apr 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-10, U-632


Lorenz Kasch

Born on 20 Aug 1914 in Hamburg.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Dec 1940)
Died on 17 Oct 1943, Cape Farewell.

Commands:
U-333, U-540


Herbert Kaschke

Born on 9 Sep 1911 in Hamburg.
Crew XI/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 May 1944)

Commands:
U-746


Erich Käselau

Born on 25 Mar 1922 in Kiel.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1945)

Commands:
U-922


Walter Kasparek

Born on 13 Dec 1921 in Nuremberg.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 16 Nov 2007, Nürnberg, Germany.

Commands:
U-143


Wolfgang Kaufmann

Born on 23 Jun 1912 in Würzburg.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1940)
Died on 27 Mar 1963, Bremen, Germany.

Commands:
U-9, U-19, U-79


Hans Keerl

Born on 5 Jan 1921 in Freiburg.
Crew X/39. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1944)
Died on 28 Nov 1944, Baltic Sea.

Commands:
U-291, U-80


Gerd Kelbling

Born on 12 Jun 1915 in Salzbrunn, Silesia.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1941)
Knights Cross winner (19 Aug 1943)
Died on 9 Jun 2005, Ammersee, Germany.

Commands:
U-593


Walter Kell

Born on 4 Dec 1913 in Altenwald, Saarland.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1941)
Died on 19 Oct 1941, off Tangier.

Commands:
U-8, U-204


Günter Keller

Born on 18 Feb 1917 in Berlin.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1944)
Died on 20 Feb 1945, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-683


Günther Keller

Born on 25 May 1921 in Allmendshofen-Donaueschingen.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 8 May 2008, Konstanz, Germany.

Commands:
U-981, U-3521


Siegfried Keller

Born on 30 Oct 1917 in Gotha.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 12 Mar 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-130


Graf Alexander von Keller

Born on 12 Mar 1919 in Reval, Estonia.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 15 May 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-731


Hinrich Kelling

Born on 20 Dec 1904 in Büdelsdorf, Rendsburg.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)

Commands:
U-150, U-37, U-423


Adolf Kellner

Born on 28 Apr 1910 in Schlewecke, Bad Harzburg.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1942)
Died on 26 Dec 1942, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-357


Eitel-Friedrich Kentrat

Born on 11 Sep 1906 in Stahlheim, Metz.
Crew 28. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jan 1943)
Knights Cross winner (31 Dec 1941)
Died on 9 Jan 1974, Bad Schwartau, Germany.

Commands:
U-8, U-74, U-196


Horst Wilhelm Kessler

Born on 15 Aug 1914 in Bromberg.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)

Commands:
U-704, U-985


Freiherr Eberhard von Ketelhodt

Born on 30 Jan 1920 in Berlin.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)

Commands:
U-712


Hans-Heinrich Ketels

Born on 11 Mar 1918 in Heiligenhafen, Holstein.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 19 Dec 1993

Commands:
U-970, U-2523, U-3511, U-1162


Wolfgang Ketelsen

Born on 14 Aug 1911 in Lüne/Lüneberg.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Feb 1942)
Died on 10 Dec 1963, New Orleans, USA.

Commands:
UD-1


Paul-Hugo Kettner

Born on 20 Jul 1912 in Alt-Rahlstedt.
Crew 33. Korvettenkapitän (1 Aug 1942)
Died on 8 Aug 1942, Cape Farewell.

Commands:
U-142, U-379


Wilhelm Kiesewetter

Born on 28 Oct 1878 in Leipzig.
Crew 00. Fregattenkapitän (1 Jan 1945)

Commands:
UC-1


Ulrich Kiessling

Born on 17 Feb 1918 in Hamburg.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Nov 1944)

Commands:
U-1306


Siegfried Kietz

Born on 14 Jan 1917 in Kassel.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 3 Jul 1943, Cape Ortegal.

Commands:
U-126


Walter Kimmelmann

Born on 23 Aug 1922 in Bruck a.d. Leitha, Lower Austria.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 30 Jun 2006, Bruck an der Leitha, Austria.

Commands:
U-139


Robert Kindelbacher

Born on 18 May 1915 in Augsburg.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 27 Oct 1942, south of Iceland.

Commands:
U-627


Manfred Kinzel

Born on 27 Mar 1915 in Waldheim.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1942)
Died on 20 Sep 1943, south-west of Iceland.

Commands:
U-338


Heinrich Klapdor

Born on 6 Jul 1914 in Westen, Düsseldorf.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 7 Oct 1988

Commands:
U-9, U-2538


Hans Klatt

Born on 2 Jun 1914 in Kiel.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1942)
Died on 15 Dec 1978

Commands:
U-606


Hans-Joachim Klaus

Born on 17 May 1918 in Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)

Commands:
U-340


Wilhelm Kleinschmidt

Born on 27 Jan 1907 in Oldenburg.
Crew 32. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1939)
Died on 4 Oct 1941, south-west of Tenerife.

Commands:
U-111


Leonhard Klingspor

Born on 17 Jun 1917 in Siegen, Westphalia.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 22 Aug 1989

Commands:
U-293, U-1007


Friedrich Kloevekorn

Born on 19 Feb 1918 in Saarbrücken.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1944)

Commands:
U-471, U-3012


Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt

Born on 25 Apr 1911 in Riga, Latvia.
Crew 31. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1939)
Died on 1 Jul 1940, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-4, U-20, U-102


Werner Klug

Born on 15 Jan 1920 in Stettin.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 25 Jan 1973

Commands:
U-794, U-1406


Emil Klusmeier

Born on 27 Jul 1912 in Bochum.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1945)
Died on 19 Jan 1982

Commands:
U-2340, U-2336


Gerhard Kluth

Born on 31 Aug 1918 in Dresden.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 17 Jan 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-377


Ulrich Knackfuß

Born on 18 Jun 1920 in Wilhelmshaven.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 10 Jun 1944, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-345, U-821


Joachim Knecht

Born on 13 Aug 1918 in Wittenberg.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 9 Jul 1988

Commands:
U-46, U-748


Albert Kneip

Born on 9 Jul 1921 in Blankenese, Hamburg.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 13 Oct 1991, Neustadt am Titisee, Germany.

Commands:
U-1223


Bernhard Knieper

Born on 1 Mar 1911 in Bremen.
Crew I/41. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 1996, Bremen, Germany.

Commands:
U-267


Erwin Knipping

Born on 22 Nov 1910 in Kiel.
Crew 34/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Nov 1943)

Commands:
U-1271


Hellmut Knoke

Born on 11 Aug 1906 in Trier.
Crew III/41. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Nov 1943)
Died on 25 Aug 1944, Iceland/Faroes area.

Commands:
U-925


Helmut Knollmann

Born on 9 Aug 1918 in Meinerzhagen, Bergisch Land.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 17 Feb 1945, Oslofjord, Norway.

Commands:
U-1273


Dietrich Knorr

Born on 13 Feb 1912 in Dessau.
Crew 31. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1939)
Died on 20 Aug 1940, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-53, U-51


Heinz Koch

Born on 10 Jul 1914 in Erfde, Schleswig-Holstein.
Crew IV/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1943)
Died on 28 May 1943, Cape Farewell.

Commands:
U-304


Leopold Koch

Born on 15 Sep 1918 in Sohlbach, Siegerland.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 20 Apr 1945

Commands:
U-382


Walter-Bruno Koch

Born on 5 Jun 1919 in Memel.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1942)
Died on 5 Jul 1990

Commands:
U-1132


Walter-Ernst Koch

Born on 30 Sep 1919.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jun 1943)

Commands:
U-712, U-975, U-3530


Uwe Kock

Born on 25 Nov 1911 in Kiel.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1945)
Died on 19 May 1965

Commands:
U-249


Jürgen Koenenkamp

Born on 14 Aug 1913 in Danzig.
Crew 32. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1940)
Died on 25 Jul 1943, Mediterranean.

Commands:
U-14, U-375


Kurt Köhl

Born on 4 Feb 1912 in Constance.
Crew XI/39. Oberleutnant zur See (R) (Date unknown)
Died on 30 Aug 1943, Cape Ortegal.

Commands:
U-669


Otto Köhler

Born on 17 Nov 1909 in Dresden.
Crew 31. Korvettenkapitän (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 6 Jan 1992, München, Germany.

Commands:
U-377


Walter Köhntopp

Born on 19 Apr 1911 in Marienthal.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 19 Feb 2000, Marienthal, Germany.

Commands:
U-14, U-995


Siegfried Koitschka

Born on 6 Aug 1917 in Siebitz, Bautzen.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1944)
Knights Cross winner (27 Jan 1944)
Died on 17 May 2002, Lohra / Hessen, Germany.

Commands:
U-7, U-616


Hans Kolbus

Born on 5 Oct 1919 in Löhne, Westphalia.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-421, U-596, U-407


Walther Kölle

Born on 3 Aug 1907 in Ulm.
Crew 26. Fregattenkapitän (1 Mar 1945)
Died on 10 Jan 1992

Commands:
U-154


Karl Kölzer

Born on 13 Mar 1912 in Opladen.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1945)
Died on 14 Jan 1983

Commands:
U-2, U-1221


Kurt Kölzer

Born on 14 Mar 1910 in Gelsenkirchen.
Crew 29. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 3 Oct 1999

Commands:
U-603


Alois König

Born on 5 Jul 1920 in Brochterbeck, Osnabrück.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 28 Nov 1944, Baltic Sea.

Commands:
U-6


Gottfried König

Born on 24 Oct 1921 in Bayreuth.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 29 Dec 2000, Schliersee, Germany.

Commands:
U-316


Klaus-Dietrich König

Born on 14 Nov 1915 in Kiel.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 15 Dec 1943

Commands:
UD-5, U-972


Lothar König

Born on 14 Mar 1921 in Königsberg.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 12 Apr 1985

Commands:
U-237


Hermann Koopmann

Born on 4 Feb 1910 in Hohenhorst, Pinneberg.
Crew I/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 10 May 1972

Commands:
U-1171


Klaus Köpke

Born on 5 Jan 1915 in Hannover.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1942)
Died on 15 Nov 1942, Mediterranean.

Commands:
U-259


Helmut Köppe

Born on 1 Apr 1909 in Schleuningen.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 23 Jul 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-613


Fritz-Otto Korfmann

Born on 24 Apr 1923 in Witten, Ruhr.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 12 Apr 1977

Commands:
U-2365


Hubertus Korndörfer

Born on 20 Nov 1919 in Altona.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)

Commands:
U-139, U-407


Willy-Roderich Körner

Born on 26 Dec 1914 in Berlin-Wilmersdorf.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1942)
Died on 21 Jan 1943, Mediterranean.

Commands:
U-120, U-301


Claus Korth

Born on 7 Nov 1911 in Berlin.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jan 1944)
Knights Cross winner (29 May 1941)
Died on 25 Jan 1988, Kiel, Germany.

Commands:
U-57, U-93


Hans-Karl Kosbadt

Born on 15 Dec 1917 in Warnemünde.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 13 Jan 1943, Mediterranean.

Commands:
U-224


Fritz Kosnick

Born on 4 Mar 1911 in Elbing.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 21 Apr 1984

Commands:
U-739


Helmut Köster

Born on 25 Apr 1914 in Geestemünde Kronenbitter.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Dec 1941)
Died on 21 Dec 1941

Commands:
U-72


Hermann Kottmann

Born on 4 Dec 1915 in Hannover.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 30 Jun 1955

Commands:
U-203


Franz Kranich

Born on 29 Aug 1913 in Ballenstedt, Harz.
Crew VII/33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Dec 1944)
Died on 7 Feb 2005, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany.

Commands:
U-3525


Detlev Krankenhagen

Born on 3 Jul 1917 in Danzig.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 29 May 1944, south-west of Madeira.

Commands:
U-549


Hans-Werner Kraus

Born on 1 Jul 1915 in Beulwitz, Saalfeld.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1941)
Knights Cross winner (19 Jun 1942)
Died on 25 May 1990, Wangen / Allgäu, Germany.

Commands:
U-83, U-199


Günther Krech

Born on 21 Sep 1914 in Wilhelmshaven.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1941)
Knights Cross winner (17 Sep 1942)
Died on 3 Jun 2000, Wuppertal, Germany.

Commands:
U-558


Ludo Kregelin

Born on 20 Oct 1919 in Mönkebude, Pomerania.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-60, U-38, U-236, U-3003


Erich Krempl

Born on 15 May 1921 in Wels, Danube.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 19 Apr 1945, off US coast, east of Boston.

Commands:
U-71, U-28, U-1162, U-548


Horst Kremser

Born on 5 Sep 1917 in Neusaz a.d. Oder, Lower Silesia.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Feb 1943)
Died on 1 Aug 1943, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-383


Otto Kretschmer

Born on 1 May 1912 in Heidau, Liegnitz.
Crew 30. Fregattenkapitän (1 Sep 1944)
Knights Cross winner (4 Aug 1940)
Died on 5 Aug 1998, Straubing.

Commands:
U-35, U-23, U-99


Johann-Otto Krieg

Born on 14 Mar 1919 in Somnitz, Riesengebirge.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Knights Cross winner (8 Jul 1944)
Died on 2 Jan 1999, Bonn, Germany.

Commands:
U-142, U-81


Jürgen Kriegshammer

Born on 2 Aug 1922 in Kolberg.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 22 Oct 1959

Commands:
U-8, U-150


Ernst Kröning

Born on 13 Jan 1905 in Elbing.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Mar 1942)
Died on 1 Mar 1942, Atlantic.

Commands:
U-656


Willy Kronenbitter

Born on 28 Aug 1908 in Freiburg, Breisgau.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1945)

Commands:
U-3527


Werner Krüer

Born on 23 Nov 1914 in Bassum, Bremen.
Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 9 Jul 1943, off Amazon Delta.

Commands:
U-590


Erich Krüger

Born on 21 Apr 1918 in Modlin, Warsaw.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1944)
Died on 10 Jan 1964

Commands:
U-307


Jürgen Krüger

Born on 16 Jul 1918 in Berlin.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 17 Oct 1943, Cape Farewell.

Commands:
U-141, U-631


Max Kruschka

Born on 7 May 1919 in Schleswig.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 12 Apr 1948, Senator Predohl.

Commands:
U-621


Rudolf Kugelberg

Born on 15 Nov 1917 in Rostock.
Crew XI/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1944)
Died on 28 Apr 1986

Commands:
U-21


Peter Kühl

Born on 19 Oct 1922 in Lunden, Ditmarschen.
Crew I/41. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 5 Dec 1989, Dortmund, Germany.

Commands:
U-57


Hans-Günther Kuhlmann

Born on 12 Nov 1913 in Cologne-Sülz.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1940)
Died on 30 Jul 1942, Gulf of Mexico.

Commands:
U-7, U-580, U-166


Jürgen Kuhlmann

Born on 3 Mar 1920 in Weissenfels.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 27 Jan 1945, St George's Channel.

Commands:
U-1172


Hans-Joachim Kuhn

Born on 7 Apr 1910 in Neisse, Upper Silesia.
Crew 31. Korvettenkapitän (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 30 Apr 1983

Commands:
U-1233


Herbert Kühn

Born on 24 Apr 1919 in Wuppertal-Vowinckel.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 17 Jun 1990

Commands:
U-38, U-708


Johannes Kühne

Born on 1 Jan 1922 in Kotzschka, Elsterwerda.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 19 Jul 2004

Commands:
U-2371


Günter Kuhnke

Born on 7 Sep 1912 in Elbing.
Crew 31. Korvettenkapitän (1 Mar 1943)
Knights Cross winner (19 Sep 1940)
Died on 11 Oct 1990, Schortens, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Commands:
U-28, U-125, U-853


Heinz Kummer

Born on 25 May 1915 in Dresden.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 25 May 1943, south-east of Iceland.

Commands:
U-467


Heinz Kummetat

Born on 19 Nov 1918 in Tilsit.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 3 Aug 1943, north-east of Trinidad.

Commands:
U-572


Hans-Erich Kummetz

Born on 19 Aug 1922 in Berlin-Schöneberg.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-235


Jürgen Kuntze

Born on 12 Sep 1917 in Berlin.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1943)
Died on 30 Apr 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-227


Herbert Kuppisch

Born on 10 Dec 1909 in Hamburg.
Crew 32. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1939)
Knights Cross winner (14 May 1941)
Died on 27 Aug 1943, Middle Atlantic (Sargasso Sea).

Commands:
U-58, U-94, U-516, U-847


Hellmut Kurrer

Born on 16 Feb 1916 in Eisleben.
Crew 35. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 23 Apr 1943, Cape Farewell.

Commands:
U-189


Oskar-Heinz Kusch

Born on 6 Apr 1918 in Berlin.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 12 May 1944

Commands:
U-154


Fedor Kuscher

Born on 19 Jan 1919 in Trebus.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1944)

Commands:
U-1274, U-3515


Günter Kutschmann

Born on 21 Jan 1911 in Magdeburg.
Crew 29. Korvettenkapitän (1 Feb 1940)
Died on 13 Feb 1940, North Sea.

Commands:
U-5, U-54


Martin Kuttkat

Born on 18 Jan 1922 in Königsberg.
Crew VI/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)

Commands:
U-429



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