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Klaus Ewerth was commander of U-1 from 29 June 1935 until 30 September 1936, after which he reported to construction training for U-35. He was commander of U-35 at its commissioning on 03 November 1936.
On 07 December 1936, Klaus Ewerth was assigned to soon-to-be-commissioned U-36, and Hans-Rudolf Rösing was assigned to U-35.
|The crew of U-35, in early December 1936, including Klaus Ewerth. |
Klaus Ewerth served as commander of U-36 from its commissioning on 16 December 1936 until 31 October 1938. He then served as commander of U-26 from August 1939 until 03 January 1940. For several years he then served in various positions on land, but returned to command U-850 on 17 April 1943 until 31 October 1943 as a training boat. On 01 November 1943, U-850 was assigned to a combat role, and was sunk with all 66 hands lost on 20 December 1943.