Paulshen, Ottokar Arnold

Date of birth:
October 11th, 1915 (Charlottenburg/Berlin, Germany)
Date of death:
December 16th, 1941 (Mediterranean)
Mentioned on:
German Submarines Memorial
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ottokar Paulshen served as Kommandant "U 20" and "U 557". He was killed on December 16th, 1941, when his ship sunk at 35.31N / 23.19O in the Mediterranean after a collision with "AHL 43".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander)
Unit:
U-557, 1. Unterseebootsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1944
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Ehrentafelspange der Kriegsmarine

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wikimedia Commons (CC Attribution Share Alike 3.0)
  • - Ailsby Chr., A collector’s guide to: The Kriegsmarine, Ian Allan Publishing, Hersham, 2007.
    - Gericke, B., Die Inhaber des Deutschen Kreuzes in Gold, des Deutschen Kreuzes in Silber der Kriegsmarine und die Inhaber der Ehrentafelspange der Kriegsmarine, Biblio Verlag Osnabrück, 1993.