WWI U-boat commanders

Rolf Carls

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/03)

No ships sunk or damaged

Born:29 May 1885 Rostock 
Died:15 Apr 1945 Bad Oldesloe (Schleswig Holst.) 

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15 Apr 1904 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1906 Leutnant zur See
27 Jan 1909 Oberleutnant zur See
16 Dec 1914 Kapitänleutnant
1 Dec 1921 Korvettenkapitän
1 Oct 1928 Fregattenkapitän
1 May 1930 Kapitän zur See
1 Apr 1934 Konteradmiral


prewar  Order of the Crown
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Military Merit Cross (Mecklenburg-Schwerin)

U-boat Commands

U 12412 Jul 1918 - 11 Nov 1918


Killed during an air raid. Buried in Nordfriedhof, Kiel

Media links

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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