Karl-Heinz Voswinkel


No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  25 Dec 1915 Neuwied, Rhine
Died  21 Dec 2012(96)Bremen, Germany

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1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Mar 1945 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-1273 16 Feb 1944 6 Jul 1944   No war patrols 
U-3509 29 Jan 1945 14 Mar 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Karl-Heinz Voswinkel

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders