U-Boat Commanders

Post war Casualties

This listing shows U-boat Commanders who have passed away post-war according to our databases. This listing is not complete. If you spot something missing please let us know so we can fix it.

DateCommander

2015
12 Apr 2015Eick, Alfred (99)
26 Jan 2015Nachtigall, Otto Heinrich (100)

2014
8 Sep 2014Petersen, Klaus (97)
3 Apr 2014Lange, Hans-Günther (97)
9 Mar 2014Hartwig, Paul (98)
3 Jan 2014Bode, Thilo (95)

2013
17 Jul 2013Hornbostel, Klaus (97)
13 Jun 2013Dierks, Hans-Joachim (89)
6 Apr 2013Werner, Herbert A. (92)
11 Mar 2013Brasack, Paul (96)
2013Schwarz, Hans-Joachim

2012
21 Dec 2012Voswinkel, Karl-Heinz (97)
27 Jul 2012Wentz, Rolf-Werner (92)
21 Feb 2012Gudenus, Carl-Gabriel Graf von (91)
13 Feb 2012Mahrholz, Hans-Gert (93)
18 Jan 2012Lassen, Georg (96)

2011
20 Nov 2011Slevogt, Horst (89)
3 Mar 2011Ehrhardt, Walther (91)
2 Jan 2011Willeke, Klaus (91)
2011Lube, Günther

2010
2 Dec 2010Massmann, Hanns-Ferdinand (93)
5 Nov 2010Braeucker, Friedrich (91)
7 Aug 2010Thimme, Jürgen (92)
5 Aug 2010Oesten, Jürgen (96)
12 Jul 2010Behnisch, Günter (88)
12 Jun 2010Petersen, Kurt (93)
17 May 2010Friedeburg, Ludwig-Ferdinand von (86)
28 Apr 2010Hammerstein-Equord, Adolf-Wilhelm Freiherr von (92)
21 Mar 2010Friedland, Klaus (89)

2009
4 Jul 2009Franceschi, Gerhard (96)
7 Apr 2009Schlitt, Karl-Adolf (91)
18 Mar 2009Jeschonnek, Wolf (89)
10 Mar 2009Mohs, Hans-Dieter (89)
21 Jan 2009Haß, Hans-Heinrich (86)
16 Jan 2009Poel, Gustav (91)
6 Jan 2009Boos, Hans-Heinz (95)
2009Melzer, Volker

2008
20 Jul 2008Elfe, Horst (91)
8 May 2008Keller, Günther (87)
20 Apr 2008Baltz, Rudolf (87)
29 Mar 2008Hess, Hans-Georg (84)
6 Mar 2008Zeissler, Herbert (87)
9 Jan 2008Westphalen, Otto (87)

2007
24 Nov 2007Ahlers, Kurt (85)
16 Nov 2007Kasparek, Walter (85)
20 Oct 2007Christiansen, Uwe (87)
23 Jul 2007Ulbing, Willibald (86)
1 Mar 2007Diggins, Kurt (94)
17 Jan 2007Findeisen, Eberhard (90)
2007Altmeier, Friedrich

2006
25 Jul 2006Schroeter, Horst von (87)
30 Jun 2006Kimmelmann, Walter (83)
22 Jun 2006Elsinghorst, Josef (89)
16 May 2006Tinschert, Otto (91)
27 Feb 2006Boehmer, Wolfgang (85)
24 Feb 2006Fabricius, Fritz (86)
17 Feb 2006Ackermann, Wolf (85)
5 Jan 2006Bülow, Otto von (94)
2006Thienemann, Sven

2005
26 Dec 2005Topp, Erich (91)
5 Dec 2005Henning, Fritz (88)
8 Oct 2005Looks, Hartwig (88)
3 Oct 2005Witte, Helmut Friedrich (90)
8 Sep 2005Ebersbach, Hans-Joachim (86)
25 Aug 2005Seeger, Sigurd (85)
9 Jun 2005Kelbling, Gerd (90)
4 Apr 2005Heibges, Wolfgang (82)
26 Mar 2005Niester, Erich (83)
24 Mar 2005Budzyn, Sigmund (89)
7 Feb 2005Kranich, Franz (91)
6 Feb 2005Collmann, Herwig (89)
23 Jan 2005Brünning, Herbert (89)
13 Jan 2005Landt-Hayen, Martin (84)

2004
16 Dec 2004Rösing, Hans Rudolf (99)
4 Dec 2004Martin, Lothar (88)
7 Oct 2004Wendelberger, Erhard (83)
1 Oct 2004Steinhaus, Rolf (88)
26 Jul 2004Heitz, Horst (82)
19 Jul 2004Kühne, Johannes (82)
11 Jun 2004Hilbig, Hans (86)
25 May 2004Davidson, Heinz von (85)
19 Feb 2004Arco, Ferdinand Graf von (82)
15 Feb 2004Thäter, Gerhard (87)
27 Jan 2004Schreiber, Gerd (91)
20 Jan 2004Balduhn, Ernst-Ludwig (84)

2003
1 Nov 2003Gaude, Hans-Ludwig (87)
26 Oct 2003Purkhold, Hubertus (87)
23 Sep 2003Lührs, Dierk (83)
1 Sep 2003Utischill, Karl-Erich (82)
12 Aug 2003Techand, Werner (84)
27 Jun 2003Luttmann, Bernhard (82)
25 Jun 2003Rieger, Hubert (83)
8 Jun 2003Poser, Günter (86)
2 Jun 2003Hoffmann, Dietrich (91)
29 Apr 2003Wüst, Helmuth (82)
5 Apr 2003Franke, Rudolf Heinz (87)
31 Mar 2003Baberg, Kurt (86)
27 Mar 2003Thomsen, Rolf (87)
7 Feb 2003Mumm, Herbert (82)
Jan 2003Hänert, Klaus (84)
2003Otto, Walter

2002
16 Dec 2002Laubert, Helmut (83)
3 Dec 2002Stock, Rupprecht (86)
15 Nov 2002Fabricius, Ludwig (81)
Sep 2002Brauel, Wilhelm (88)
14 Aug 2002Pahls, Heinrich (82)
5 Jun 2002Pietzsch, Werner (85)
28 May 2002Lohmeyer, Peter (91)
17 May 2002Koitschka, Siegfried (84)
2 May 2002Lawaetz, Ulf (85)
2 Feb 2002Feindt, Hans-Arend (80)
Jan 2002Richter, Freimut (80)
2002Ernst, Hans-Joachim
2002Herwartz, Oskar

2001
20 Dec 2001Leupold, Günter (80)
8 Oct 2001Daublebsky von Eichhain, Karl (92)
7 Oct 2001Rathke, Hellmut (90)
30 Sep 2001Zeplien, Walter (83)
16 Sep 2001Walkerling, Heinz (86)
5 Feb 2001Schmidt, Werner-Karl (85)
20 Jan 2001Hackländer, Burckhard (86)
11 Jan 2001Staehler, Hellmut (84)

2000
29 Dec 2000König, Gottfried (79)
14 Dec 2000Lüth, Günther (83)
24 Nov 2000Ruperti, Günter (86)
29 Sep 2000Müller-Arnecke, Wilhelm (89)
12 Sep 2000Speidel, Hans-Harald (83)
8 Sep 2000Just, Paul (84)
6 Sep 2000Jaek, Bernhard (81)
4 Sep 2000Schultze, Rudolf (78)
Sep 2000Becker, Philipp (78)
17 Aug 2000Tiesenhausen, Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von (87)
13 Aug 2000Bargsten, Klaus Heinrich (88)
28 Jul 2000Junker, Ottoheinrich (95)
28 Jun 2000Becker, Richard (89)
3 Jun 2000Krech, Günther (85)
17 May 2000Schulte, Max-Martin (84)
14 Mar 2000Wieboldt, Günter (81)
22 Feb 2000Tiesler, Raimund (81)
19 Feb 2000Köhntopp, Walter (88)
1 Feb 2000Isermeyer, Hans-Adolf (80)
19 Jan 2000John, Alfred (79)
19 Jan 2000Schroeteler, Heinrich-Andreas (84)
2000Meentzen, Bernhard

1999
20 Dec 1999Bremen, Hanskurt von (81)
16 Dec 1999Zaubitzer, Joachim (81)
14 Dec 1999Görner, Friedrich-Karl (78)
11 Nov 1999Dähne, Wolfgang (78)
15 Oct 1999Dunkelberg, Hans (81)
3 Oct 1999Kölzer, Kurt (89)
24 Sep 1999Forstner, Wolfgang-Friedrich Freiherr von (83)
17 Sep 1999Roth, Götz (79)
27 Aug 1999Simmermacher, Volker (80)
5 Aug 1999Deiring, Hugo (79)
29 Jul 1999Zech, Alois (91)
19 Jul 1999Willner, Horst (79)
17 Jun 1999Markert, Albrecht (79)
22 May 1999Breinlinger, Siegfried (79)
19 Apr 1999Rinck, Hans (86)
14 Apr 1999Weber, Karl-Otto (84)
25 Mar 1999Petersen, Theodor (85)
4 Mar 1999Meeteren, Kurt van (91)
23 Feb 1999Bühring, Hans-Jürgen (78)
13 Feb 1999Möllendorff, Goske von (80)
6 Feb 1999Witzendorff, Ernst von (82)
27 Jan 1999Valentiner, Hans-Guido (80)
2 Jan 1999Krieg, Johann-Otto (79)

1998
24 Dec 1998Turre, Eduard (78)
13 Nov 1998Wedemeyer, Heimar (92)
1 Sep 1998Schweiger, Friedhelm (81)
5 Aug 1998Kretschmer, Otto (86)
29 Jun 1998Barschkis, Hans-Heinrich (78)
18 May 1998Lamby, Hermann (84)
12 May 1998Vöge, Ulrich (78)
10 May 1998Wahlen, Rolf-Birger (82)
12 Feb 1998Schultz, Hermann (78)
5 Jan 1998Schmidt, Friedrich (76)
5 Jan 1998Scholz, Günther (78)

1997
26 Dec 1997Oehrn, Victor (90)
19 Dec 1997Manseck, Helmut (83)
2 Dec 1997Gelhaus, Harald (82)
12 Nov 1997Sauer, Heinz-Gerd (82)
29 Oct 1997Stege, Friedrich (77)
23 Oct 1997Peters, Gerhard (75)
20 Oct 1997Uhlig, Herbert (81)
2 Oct 1997Duis, Hans Diederich (75)
18 Aug 1997Lindschau, Rolf (82)
27 Jul 1997Liebe, Heinrich (89)
10 Jul 1997Schiebusch, Günter (87)
18 Jun 1997Hübschen, Otto (77)
27 May 1997Bahn, Rolf (79)
2 May 1997Lott, Werner (89)
2 May 1997Nordheimer, Hubert (80)
10 Apr 1997Groth, Gerhard (79)
18 Mar 1997Pich, Helmuth (82)
17 Mar 1997Gerke, Ernst-August (75)
28 Feb 1997Brüller, Ernst-Ulrich (79)
25 Feb 1997Hauber, Hans-Gerold (83)

1996
31 Dec 1996Schlott, Heinrich (74)
21 Dec 1996Dobratz, Kurt (92)
21 Dec 1996Erdmann, Dieter (76)
10 Dec 1996Linder, Gerhard (76)
1 Dec 1996Reschke, Franz-Georg (88)
26 Nov 1996Ufermann, Fritz (84)
17 Nov 1996Moehle, Karl-Heinz (86)
22 Oct 1996Mayer, Karl-Theodor (75)
14 Oct 1996Wiechmann, Arnold (87)
28 Sep 1996Maus, August (81)
13 Sep 1996Schünemann, Horst (82)
22 Aug 1996Matz, Joachim (82)
6 Jun 1996Lauterbach-Emden, Hans-Jürgen (77)
10 Apr 1996Emde, Bernhard (78)
29 Mar 1996Mehl, Waldemar (81)
9 Feb 1996Bruder, Hermann (74)
29 Jan 1996Degen, Horst (82)
1996Knieper, Bernhard

1995
27 Nov 1995Wattenberg, Jürgen (94)
21 Nov 1995Verpoorten, Hubert (73)
6 Nov 1995Mengersen, Ernst (83)
25 Oct 1995Grote, Heinrich (75)
27 Sep 1995Marbach, Karl-Heinz (78)
18 Sep 1995Meckel, Hans (85)
13 Sep 1995Godt, Eberhard Friedrich Clemens (95)
19 May 1995Borm, Carl (83)
14 Apr 1995Behrens, Udo (84)
24 Mar 1995Wieduwilt, Helmut (75)

1994
1 Dec 1994Hohmann, Otto (84)
22 Nov 1994Rehren, Hellmut (72)
3 Nov 1994Flachsenberg, Walter (86)
26 Oct 1994Radermacher, Alfred (81)
7 Oct 1994Grau, Peter-Ottmar (79)
16 Sep 1994Süss, Walter (85)
29 Aug 1994Juli, Herbert (78)
31 May 1994Jeschke, Hubert (73)
7 May 1994Neumann, Hermann (74)
4 May 1994Bokelberg, Max (75)
7 Mar 1994Fränzel, Otto (72)
2 Mar 1994Strenger, Hartmut (77)
13 Jan 1994Markworth, Friedrich (78)

1993
31 Dec 1993Hoffmann, Rudolf (76)
19 Dec 1993Ketels, Hans-Heinrich (75)
13 Nov 1993Hoschatt, Alfred (84)
31 May 1993Pfeifer, Werner (81)
31 May 1993Plohr, Helmut (79)
15 May 1993Fehler, Johann-Heinrich (82)
2 May 1993Merten, Karl-Friedrich (87)
Apr 1993Hilgendorf, Klaus (81)
23 Mar 1993Geider, Horst (74)
3 Mar 1993Reche, Reinhart (77)
1 Mar 1993Götze, Hans (77)
7 Feb 1993Leilich, Hans (75)
1993Hagenau, Karl-Heinz

1992
25 Dec 1992Meier, Alfred (85)
7 Nov 1992Schöler, Clemens (77)
22 Aug 1992Bornkessel, Dieter (72)
5 Jul 1992Cremer, Peter-Erich (81)
27 Jun 1992Reventlow-Criminil, Viktor Graf von (76)
23 Jun 1992Kaeding, Walter (76)
6 Jun 1992Hansen, Hans-Johann (74)
14 Apr 1992Wenzel, Wolfgang (82)
12 Apr 1992Jahn, Gunter (81)
3 Apr 1992Guse, Joachim (70)
29 Feb 1992Hartmann, Götz von (78)
10 Jan 1992Kölle, Walther (84)
6 Jan 1992Köhler, Otto (82)

1991
7 Dec 1991Jäckel, Kurt (72)
7 Nov 1991Becker, Klaus (71)
6 Nov 1991Stever, Ehrenreich-Peter (73)
1 Nov 1991Niemeyer, Heinrich (81)
21 Oct 1991Zetzsche, Hans-Jürgen (76)
13 Oct 1991Kneip, Albert (70)
13 Jul 1991Schumann-Hindenberg, Friedrich (78)
22 Jun 1991Sohler, Herbert (82)
23 May 1991Stiebler, Wolf-Harro (83)
22 May 1991Ady, Gerhard (67)
29 Mar 1991Rabenau, Georg von (74)
1 Mar 1991Kaiser, Hermann (84)
1 Mar 1991Strauch, Günter (82)
20 Feb 1991Michel, Georg-Heinz (81)
5 Jan 1991Pulst, Günther (72)
4 Jan 1991Engel, Herbert (78)
4 Jan 1991Thurmann, Helmut (76)

1990
21 Dec 1990Borchert, Dietrich (81)
1 Dec 1990Blum, Otto-Ulrich (73)
26 Nov 1990Benthin, Karl-Dietrich (69)
7 Nov 1990Frohberg, Günther (69)
26 Oct 1990Rave, Ernst-Wolfgang (73)
21 Oct 1990Perleberg, Rüdiger (77)
14 Oct 1990Schewe, Georg (80)
11 Oct 1990Kuhnke, Günter (78)
2 Oct 1990Schauenburg, Rolf (77)
28 Aug 1990Heinrich, Erwin (67)
29 Jul 1990Bork, Helmut (80)
19 Jul 1990Wilzer, Wolf-Werner (73)
5 Jul 1990Koch, Walter-Bruno (71)
17 Jun 1990Kühn, Herbert (71)
29 May 1990Lessing, Hermann (89)
25 May 1990Kraus, Hans-Werner (74)
4 May 1990Wintermeyer, Max (76)
10 Apr 1990Fuchs, Karl-Heinz (75)
25 Mar 1990Emmermann, Carl (75)
10 Mar 1990Schuhart, Otto (80)
2 Feb 1990Ley, Wolfgang (69)
23 Jan 1990Dommes, Wilhelm (82)
8 Jan 1990Feiler, Gerhard (80)

1989
5 Dec 1989Kühl, Peter (67)
15 Oct 1989Reisener, Wolfgang (71)
22 Aug 1989Klingspor, Leonhard (72)
18 Aug 1989Rothkirch und Panthen, Siegfried (69)
12 Aug 1989Wex, Hans-Dieter (68)
7 Aug 1989Berkemann, Paul (76)
26 Apr 1989Gysae, Robert (78)
17 Jan 1989Lorentz, Günther (75)

1988
1 Dec 1988Bart, Fritz (79)
11 Oct 1988Borchers, Rolf (74)
7 Oct 1988Klapdor, Heinrich (74)
13 Jul 1988Fischer, Erich (66)
9 Jul 1988Knecht, Joachim (69)
13 May 1988Guggenberger, Friedrich (73)
3 May 1988Müller, Heinz-Eberhard (72)
12 Apr 1988Deckert, Horst (69)
5 Apr 1988Eickstedt, Wolfgang von (72)
1 Apr 1988Wendt, Werner (72)
12 Mar 1988Bauer, Ernst (74)
28 Feb 1988Baumgärtel, Friedrich (64)
20 Feb 1988Röther, Josef (80)
25 Jan 1988Korth, Claus (76)
7 Jan 1988Pommerehne, Walter (79)
1988Raabe, Karl-Heinz

1987
1 Dec 1987Peters, Wilhelm (71)
30 Nov 1987Zander, Hermann (77)
3 Nov 1987Sturm, Kurt (81)
30 Sep 1987Anschütz, Hans-Helmut (64)
6 Sep 1987Reith, Hans-Erwin (67)
3 Jun 1987Schultze, Herbert (77)
1 May 1987Scholtz, Klaus (79)
30 Apr 1987Dauter, Helmut (67)
13 Apr 1987Brüninghaus, Herbert (76)
24 Mar 1987Clausen, Heinz-Ehlert (77)
19 Mar 1987Pancke, Karl-Wilhelm (71)
17 Jan 1987Wengel, Hans (72)
11 Jan 1987Seiler, Wolfgang (68)
3 Jan 1987Emmrich, Heinz (74)
2 Jan 1987Loeser, Paul-Karl (71)

1986
18 Nov 1986Peschel, Otto (71)
25 Oct 1986Glattes, Gerhard (77)
23 Sep 1986Rappard, Konstantin von (69)
22 Sep 1986Albrecht, Rolf Heinrich Fritz (66)
8 Sep 1986Haelbich, Gerhard (69)
5 Jul 1986Schulz, Georg-Wilhelm (80)
2 Jul 1986Ranzau, Emil (78)
29 Jun 1986Siegmann, Paul (73)
1 Jun 1986Tillessen, Hans-Rutger (73)
28 Apr 1986Kugelberg, Rudolf (68)
21 Apr 1986Justi, Friedrich (67)
18 Apr 1986Lehmann-Willenbrock, Heinrich (74)
19 Mar 1986Prellberg, Wilfried (72)
21 Feb 1986Bernardelli, Richard (77)
2 Feb 1986Büchel, Paul (78)
21 Jan 1986Seeliger, Edgar (65)
13 Jan 1986Kallipke, Fritz (76)
5 Jan 1986Siebold, Karl-Hartwig (68)
2 Jan 1986Heydemann, Günther (72)

1985
19 Dec 1985Baumann, Arend (82)
30 Nov 1985Reckhoff, Johann (74)
20 Nov 1985Ballert, Rene (65)
12 Aug 1985Schmidt-Weichert, Hans-Joachim (70)
2 Aug 1985Scheltz, Hans-Ulrich (75)
7 Jul 1985Jestel, Erwin (62)
11 May 1985Preuss, Joachim (70)
12 Apr 1985König, Lothar (64)
30 Mar 1985Eckermann, Hans (79)
18 Mar 1985Wiebe, Gerhard (78)
29 Jan 1985Schrenk, Hermann (66)

1984
18 Dec 1984Loewe, Axel-Olaf (76)
26 Nov 1984Hillmann, Jürgen (64)
1 Oct 1984Poske, Hans-Georg Friedrich (79)
29 Aug 1984Gerlach, Wilhelm (79)
25 Aug 1984Suhren, Reinhard (68)
14 Aug 1984Pauckstadt, Hans (77)
16 Jul 1984Böhme, Kurt (67)
20 Jun 1984Hinrichs, Johannes (71)
19 Jun 1984Jeppener-Haltenhoff, Harald (76)
14 Jun 1984Zwarg, Heinz (66)
7 Jun 1984Fiebig, Günther (64)
15 May 1984Piening, Adolf Cornelius (73)
12 May 1984Schlömer, Fokko (74)
21 Apr 1984Kosnick, Fritz (73)
19 Mar 1984Franze, Joachim (66)
16 Mar 1984Lehsten, Detlef von (66)
11 Mar 1984Brümmer-Patzig, Helmut (93)
23 Feb 1984Lange, Georg (91)
19 Feb 1984Hippel, Friedrich von (69)
24 Jan 1984Morstein, Hans-Joachim von (74)
21 Jan 1984Scheringer, Heinz (76)
7 Jan 1984Säck, Franz (74)

1983
27 Aug 1983Zahnow, Günter (63)
4 Aug 1983Dobenecker, Günter (61)
30 Apr 1983Kuhn, Hans-Joachim (73)
19 Mar 1983Engel, Hans-Adolf (67)
2 Feb 1983Herglotz, Helmut (64)
24 Jan 1983Schaar, Gerd (63)
14 Jan 1983Kölzer, Karl (70)
3 Jan 1983Luther, Otto (64)
1983Lindemann, Kurt

1982
20 Nov 1982Eberbach, Heinz-Eugen (61)
4 Nov 1982Schnee, Adalbert (68)
18 Oct 1982Liebe, Johannes (69)
18 Oct 1982Rigele, Hermann (91)
17 Oct 1982Ellerlage, Hermann (69)
9 Oct 1982Bernbeck, Hinrich-Oscar (68)
1 Sep 1982Racky, Ernst-August (63)
24 Aug 1982Nicolay, Kurt-Heinz (64)
13 Aug 1982Wohlfarth, Herbert (67)
19 Jun 1982Tammen, Renko (59)
17 May 1982Schäfer, Wolfgang (60)
29 Apr 1982Jenisch, Hans (68)
5 Mar 1982Münster, Helmut (65)
2 Feb 1982Ites, Otto (64)
23 Jan 1982Meermeier, Johannes (65)
19 Jan 1982Klusmeier, Emil (69)

1981
28 Dec 1981Bosüner, Harald (68)
25 Nov 1981Lehmann, Hans (66)
21 Nov 1981Petran, Friedrich (62)
18 Nov 1981Pick, Ewald (69)
16 Aug 1981Prützmann, Robert (78)
9 Aug 1981Curio, Oskar (63)
6 Jul 1981Zedelius, Günther (66)
5 Jul 1981Zimmermann, Eberhard (64)
22 Jun 1981Queck, Horst-Thilo (66)
10 Jun 1981Baldus, Hugo (60)
4 Jun 1981Jobst, Karl (68)
10 May 1981Beckmann, Hans (63)
20 Feb 1981Gossler, Kurt von (75)
5 Feb 1981Bach, Joachim-Werner (62)

1980
31 Dec 1980Arco-Zinneberg, Ulrich-Philipp Graf von und zu (63)
24 Dec 1980Dieterich, Max Bernd (66)
20 Nov 1980Driver, Heinrich (68)
3 Nov 1980Hildebrandt, Hans (68)
22 Sep 1980Neide, Kurt (64)
9 Sep 1980Thilo, Ulrich (77)
7 Jul 1980Voigt, Horst (60)
25 May 1980Jacobs, Paul (65)
28 Mar 1980Weidner, Friedrich (63)
25 Feb 1980Harms, Otto (70)
13 Feb 1980Witt, Hans-Ludwig (70)
1980Leinemann, Hannes

1979
7 Dec 1979Christiansen, Helmuth (61)
6 Dec 1979Rüggeberg, Rolf (72)
8 Nov 1979Harms, Erich (69)
2 Nov 1979Kals, Ernst (74)
4 Sep 1979Reff, Reinhard (66)
14 Jul 1979Remus, Werner (59)
23 May 1979Beucke, Heinz-Ehler (75)
11 May 1979Schlippenbach, Egon Reiner Freiherr von (65)
5 Feb 1979Lübcke, Olaf (59)
15 Jan 1979Schaeffer, Heinz (57)

1978
26 Dec 1978Vowe, Bruno (74)
15 Dec 1978Klatt, Hans (64)
15 Nov 1978Janssen, Gustav-Adolf (63)
6 Oct 1978Spahr, Wilhelm (74)
30 Sep 1978Gramitzky, Franz (62)
2 Aug 1978Schmidt, Werner von (72)
26 Mar 1978Wolf, Eckehard (60)
1978Düppe, Joachim

1977
18 Aug 1977Niethmann, Otto (58)
14 Aug 1977Grochowiak, Edmund (59)
6 Jul 1977Roeder-Pesch, Hans (63)
12 Apr 1977Korfmann, Fritz-Otto (54)
12 Apr 1977Möhlmann, Helmut (63)
9 Jan 1977Bleichrodt, Heinrich (67)

1976
14 Nov 1976Zahn, Wilhelm (66)
27 Aug 1976Scheer, Werner Emil Hermann (83)
2 Jul 1976Neumann, Heinz-Joachim (67)
9 May 1976Cabolet, Servais (68)
5 Apr 1976Heidtmann, Hans (61)
15 Mar 1976Homann, Hans (58)
6 Mar 1976Schaafhausen, Ludwig (58)
18 Feb 1976Nees, Werner (66)
3 Jan 1976Musenberg, Werner (71)

1975
16 Dec 1975Fleige, Karl (70)
12 Dec 1975Freiwald, Kurt (69)
29 Sep 1975Metzler, Jost (66)
27 May 1975Bortfeldt, Karl-Hermann (54)
1 Apr 1975Horst, Friedrich (58)
1 Mar 1975Remus, Gerhard (58)
29 Jan 1975Schwirley, Ernst-Werner (55)

1974
24 Sep 1974Lutz, Friedrich (63)
10 Jun 1974Rasch, Hermann (59)
12 Apr 1974Timm, Heinrich (63)
9 Jan 1974Kentrat, Eitel-Friedrich (67)

1973
21 Oct 1973Böttcher, Richard (67)
3 Oct 1973Schröder, Heinrich (57)
17 Sep 1973Sommer, Helmut (59)
26 Aug 1973Marienfeld, Friedrich-Wilhelm (53)
25 Jan 1973Klug, Werner (53)
1973Lenzmann, Dieter

1972
23 Oct 1972Jürs, Ralf (53)
9 Sep 1972Winter, Werner (60)
5 Jul 1972Römer, Wolfgang (55)
10 May 1972Koopmann, Hermann (62)

1971
26 Nov 1971Hewicker, August-Wilhelm (53)
1 Sep 1971Ibbeken, Hans (71)
9 Aug 1971Heinicke, Ernst-Günter (62)
10 Apr 1971Quaet-Faslem, Jürgen (57)
30 Jan 1971Stoelker, Gerhard (60)
13 Jan 1971Burghagen, Walter (79)

1970
30 Dec 1970Fischer, Heinz (66)
20 Nov 1970Heilmann, Udo (57)
19 Nov 1970Heyse, Ulrich (64)
25 Oct 1970Boddenberg, Karl (56)
4 Oct 1970Czekowski, Martin (48)
13 Jul 1970Weber, Paul (57)
11 Jun 1970Wolff, Karl-Heinz (60)
21 Apr 1970Salman, Otto (61)
12 Apr 1970Schendel, Rudolf (56)
1 Apr 1970Schauer, Werner (47)

1969
12 Nov 1969Schütt, Heinz (54)
28 Sep 1969Frauenheim, Fritz (57)
5 Aug 1969Sureth, Kurt (47)
16 Jan 1969Euler, Klaus (50)

1968
11 Jul 1968Sporn, Wolfgang (55)
10 Apr 1968Nollau, Herbert (52)
4 Apr 1968Hessler, Günter (58)
6 Feb 1968Grafen, Karl (52)
26 Jan 1968Scholle, Hans-Ulrich (58)
21 Jan 1968Schuch, Heinrich (61)

1967
15 Nov 1967Fritz, Detlev (46)
13 Jun 1967Rahmlow, Hans-Joachim (57)
12 Apr 1967Hinsch, Hans-Peter (52)
3 Mar 1967Lange, Harald (63)

1966
13 Nov 1966Neitzel, Karl (65)
16 Oct 1966Mangold, Ernst (48)
13 May 1966Müller-Edzards, Heinrich (56)
25 Apr 1966Pfeffer, Günther (51)
6 Jan 1966Brandi, Albrecht (51)

1965
23 Oct 1965Hechler, Ernst (57)
12 Oct 1965Schneidewind, Karl-Hermann (58)
5 Oct 1965Franzius, Rudolf (54)
6 Jun 1965Geisler, Hans-Ferdinand (44)
19 May 1965Kock, Uwe (53)
27 Mar 1965Lottner, Ernst (44)
10 Feb 1965Fenski, Horst-Arno (46)

1964
1 Dec 1964Schwager, Erwin (47)
17 Jul 1964Zapp, Richard (60)
4 May 1964Ohlenburg, Willy (49)
26 Jan 1964Franz, Johannes (56)
10 Jan 1964Krüger, Erich (45)
1964Lindke, Siegfried

1963
10 Dec 1963Ketelsen, Wolfgang (52)
14 Sep 1963Wilke, Hans-Dietrich (51)
9 Sep 1963Wissmann, Friedrich-Wilhelm (47)
2 Aug 1963Frerks, Paul (55)
26 Apr 1963Hartmann, Werner (60)
27 Mar 1963Kaufmann, Wolfgang (50)

1962
24 Apr 1962Sachs, Erwin (74)

1961
6 Feb 1961Mahn, Bruno (73)

1960
29 Dec 1960Stoeffler, Otto (50)
21 Nov 1960Schulz, Werner-Karl (50)
14 Nov 1960Lange, Kurt (57)
5 Nov 1960Preuss, Georg (43)
29 Sep 1960Riesen, Friedrich von (49)
1960Rix, Robert

1959
22 Oct 1959Kriegshammer, Jürgen (37)

1957
23 Sep 1957Buscher, Hans (39)

1956
16 Apr 1956Praetorius, Friedrich-Hermann (52)

1955
1 Dec 1955Hinz, Rudolf (35)
12 Oct 1955Faber, Ulrich (37)
29 Sep 1955Ambrosius, Wilhelm (52)
30 Jun 1955Kottmann, Hermann (39)
16 Feb 1955Herbschleb, Karl-Heinz (44)

1954
30 Mar 1954Atzinger, Siegfried (37)

1951
21 Aug 1951Hilbig, Kurt (32)
1951Walther, Herbert

1950
27 Dec 1950Hanitsch, Hans-Ulrich (28)
23 Sep 1950Schütze, Viktor (44)
9 Sep 1950Peters, Georg (62)

1948
12 Apr 1948Kruschka, Max (28)

1947
21 Aug 1947Heyda, Wolfgang (33)
22 Feb 1947Breckwoldt, Friedrich (34)
12 Jan 1947Puschmann, Hans-Friedrich (24)

1945
30 Nov 1945Eck, Heinz-Wilhelm (29)
29 Nov 1945Steinfeldt, Friedrich (30)
12 Aug 1945Buttjer, Johann (33)
14 Jun 1945Boldt, Walter (23)
4 Jun 1945Zipfel, Rudolf (30)
23 May 1945Friedeburg, Hans-Georg von (49)
19 May 1945Steinhoff, Friedrich (35)
13 May 1945Lüth, Wolfgang (31)


Over 589 former U-boat Commanders have died post-war (our post-war records are incomplete). According to our files 576 (40.71%) U-boat commanders died during the war.

If you can help us complete this listing that would be most helpful.

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