SHARKHUNTERS Salutes Veterans
CARL EMMERMANN (315-1987)
|Born 6 March 1915 in Hamburg, EMMERMANN was in Naval Class 1934.|
He was a highly successful Skipper, sinking 27 ships with a total tonnage of 152,904 gross tons.
He brought his U-172 all the way into Capetown Harbour where his I.W.O.
|He was decorated with the Knights Cross on 27 Nov. 1942 and with the Oak Leaf on 4 July 1943.|
|In the Southern Seas, EMMERMANN is reading a book.||Enjoying a smoke with his I.W.O. HOFFMANN.|
|Looking very dapper.||Gunnery practice at sea.|
|Repairs at sea.||Most of these photographs taken by I.W.O. HOFFMANN.|