Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||13 Aug 1920|| ||Neuhausen, Westerwald|
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|1 Dec 1939||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Nov 1940||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Nov 1941||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 May 1942||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Dec 1943||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-137 ||28 Dec 1943 ||24 Jan 1945 || No war patrols |
|U-30 ||17 Jan 1945 ||23 Jan 1945 || No war patrols |
|U-382 ||24 Jan 1945 ||20 Mar 1945 || No war patrols |
Ships hit by Günther Schimmel
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.