Ernst Sobe

Fregattenkapitän (Crew 24)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 6,558 GRT

Born  2 Sep 1904 Zschorna, Bautzen
Died  8 Oct 1942(38)off Cape Town


Ranks

19 Jun 1925 Seekadett
1 Oct 1928 Leutnant zur See
1 Jul 1930 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1935 Kapitänleutnant
1 Jul 1939 Korvettenkapitän
1 Oct 1942 Fregattenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-34 12 Sep 1936 14 Feb 1938   No war patrols 
U-179 7 Mar 1942 8 Oct 1942  (+)  1 patrol (55 days) 

Patrol info for Ernst Sobe


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-179 15 Aug 1942  Kiel  8 Oct 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,55 days

Ships hit by Ernst Sobe

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
8 Oct 1942U-179 City of Athens6,558br
 6,558

1 ship sunk (6,558 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders