Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||21 Jan 1919|| ||Hannover|
|Died ||16 Jan 1969||(49)||Bederkesa, Germany|
Kriegsmarine Crew photo
|9 Oct 1937|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|28 Jun 1938|| ||Seekadett|
|1 Apr 1939|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Mar 1940|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 May 1940|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Apr 1942|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|1 Jan 1945|| ||Kapitänleutnant|
|U-1162 ||9 Jan 1945 ||31 Mar 1945 || No war patrols |
Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.
Patrol info for Klaus Euler
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.