Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 6,113 GRT
|Born||2 Jan 1914||Kiel|
|Died||13 Sep 1996||(82)||Schleswig, Germany|
|U-62||20 Nov 1941||13 Apr 1942||No war patrols|
|U-621||7 May 1942||4 Dec 1942||1 patrol (38 days)|
Released from captivity on April 11, 1946, he went into the banking business after the war (Rust, 2009).
Rust, E. (2009) E-mail correspondence. Author of Naval Officers under Hitler.
Patrol info for Horst Schünemann
|1.||U-621||29 Sep 1942||Kiel||5 Nov 1942||Brest||Patrol 1,||38 days|
Ships hit by Horst Schünemann
|Date||U-boat||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy|
|23 Oct 1942||U-621||Empire Turnstone||6,113||br||ONS-136|
1 ship sunk (6,113 tons).
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.