Kaufmann, Karl, born 24-08-1893 in Kauben, Rhein, entered the Naval as a Marine
engineer with the II Shipyard Division. He came on board of the Cruiser “Thüringen”
and ended the war as Chief engineer of the submarine. With the beginning he was Department Chief in the Naval Personnel Office, OKM-until 23-11-1939. Successively he was the Commander of Naval School, Wesermünd, to 26-08-1942 and of the Naval School, Kiel
, until 25-04-1945. Kaufmann here with Heinrich Himmler
Death and burial ground of Kaufmann, Karl.
Released on 26-02-1948, Kaufmann retired in Göttingen where he at the old age of died, on 04-10-1975 and is buried with his wife Anne Lies, born Schmidt, who died age 83 on 25-10-1989 and his daughter Karin who died young age 20 on 21-10-1957, on the Nordfriedhof of Kiel and nearby the grave of the Admiral, Erich Raeder
General Admiral, Commander of Kriegsarsenal Kiel, Hermann Boehm
, Chief of the Navy, General Admiral Walter Warzecha
, Kapitän zur See, Chief of the 2nd
Räumbootflottille, Gerhard Kamptz.