Born: 28 March, 1894 in Altenkirchen/Westerwald, Germany.
Died: 27 May, 1941 aboard Bismarck.
Age (at the time of Bismarck's sinking): 47.
Rank (at the time of Bismarck's sinking): Kapitän zur See.
Position: Ship's Commander (Kommandant).
· 1915 Oberleutnant zur See
· 1925 Kapitänleutnant
· 1932 Korvettenkapitän
· 1936 Fregattenkapitän
· 1938 Kapitän zur See
Additional notes: Last seen alive aboard the Bismarck in the bow area shortly before the ship capsized.
Captain Lindemann was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross (Ritterkreuz) on 27 December 1941.