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Otto Heinrich Nachtigall

Born on 24 Sep 1914 in Warmstadt.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 26 Jan 2015

Commands:
U-430, U-1171, U-3513


Karl-Heinz Nagel

Born on 17 Jan 1917 in Eisleben.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 14 May 1943, Cape Farewell.

Commands:
U-640


Herbert Neckel

Born on 14 Aug 1916 in Kiel.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Dec 1942)
Died on 6 May 1943, Newfoundland.

Commands:
U-531


Werner Nees

Born on 8 Feb 1910 in Hasbach, Rhineland.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1945)
Died on 18 Feb 1976

Commands:
U-363


Kurt Neide

Born on 8 Jul 1916 in Kiel.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 22 Sep 1980

Commands:
U-415


Karl Neitzel

Born on 30 Jan 1901 in Kolberg, Pomerania.
Crew 23. Kapitän zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Knights Cross winner (27 Mar 1943)
Died on 13 Nov 1966, Kiel, Germany.

Commands:
U-510


Wilhelm Neitzsch

Born on 14 May 1920 in Langenzenn.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)

Commands:
U-3509


Kurt Neubert

Born on 24 Mar 1910 in Bobrovnik, Upper Silesia.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1942)

Commands:
U-46, U-167


Hellmut Neuerburg

Born on 25 Aug 1917 in Strasbourg.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1943)
Died on 11 Feb 1945, off New Jersey, USA.

Commands:
U-869


Hans-Werner Neumann

Born on 3 Sep 1906 in Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Crew 25. Fregattenkapitän (1 Aug 1943)
Died on 7 Aug 1943, Central North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-72, U-117


Heinz-Joachim Neumann

Born on 29 Apr 1909 in Guben.
Crew 30. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 2 Jul 1976

Commands:
U-372, U-371


Hans-Joachim Neumann

Born on 22 May 1922.
Crew X/40. Oberleutnant zur See
Died on Sep 1944

Commands:
U-921


Hermann Neumeister

Born on 4 Jan 1923 in Holzhausen, Ammersee.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)

Commands:
U-3, U-291


Günter Ney

Born on 27 Mar 1922 in Berlin-Schöneberg.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 11 Feb 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-283


Johannes Ney

Born on 16 Jun 1922 in München.
Crew X/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)

Commands:
U-739


Kurt-Heinz Nicolay

Born on 6 Oct 1917 in Schleswig.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Feb 1944)
Died on 24 Aug 1982, Langenhagen-Hannover, Germany.

Commands:
U-312, U-348


Karl Nielsen

Born on 30 Sep 1911 in Hamburg.
Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (1 Nov 1942)

Commands:
U-370


Heinrich Niemeyer

Born on 15 Jun 1910 in Löbejün, Saalkreis.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Feb 1944)
Died on 1 Nov 1991

Commands:
U-547, U-1233


Erich Niester

Born on 19 Sep 1921 in Linz, Danube.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 26 Mar 2005, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-350


Otto Niethmann

Born on 12 Aug 1919 in Hamburg.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 18 Aug 1977

Commands:
U-6, U-476, U-3507


Hellmut Niss

Born on 8 Mar 1906 in Tönning, Holstein.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1945)

Commands:
U-1275, U-2531


Jürgen Nissen

Born on 28 May 1916 in Sintrup.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 2 Jun 1943, off Dakar.

Commands:
U-146, U-105


Kurt Nölke

Born on 5 Sep 1914 in Hannover.
Crew 35. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jan 1944)
Died on 20 Jan 1944, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-20, U-263, U-584, U-263


Herbert Nollau

Born on 23 Mar 1916 in Wolfenstein, Rhein-Pfalz.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 10 Apr 1968, Frankfurt, Germany.

Commands:
U-534


Rolf Nollmann

Born on 29 Dec 1914 in Wollmeringen, Lorraine.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1943)
Died on 21 Jan 1945, English Channel.

Commands:
U-1199


Gerhard Nolte

Born on 23 Jan 1922 in Tetschen, Elbe.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 20 Apr 1945, Neubrandenburg area.

Commands:
U-1194, U-704


Victor-Wilhelm Nonn

Born on 2 Apr 1917 in Dresden.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1944)

Commands:
U-152, U-596


Hubert Nordheimer

Born on 3 Feb 1917 in Mirschkowitz, Silesia.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 2 May 1997, Eckernförde, Germany.

Commands:
U-237, U-990, U-2512



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