Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||5 Jan 1915|| ||Lippstadt|
|Died ||4 Jan 1991||(75)|
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|5 Apr 1935||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Jul 1936||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Jan 1938||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Apr 1938||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Oct 1939||Oberleutnant zur See|
|1 Apr 1943||Kapitänleutnant|
|U-1234 ||19 Apr 1944 ||14 May 1944 || No war patrols |
|U-3004 ||30 Aug 1944 ||13 Mar 1945 || No war patrols |
Ships hit by Helmut Thurmann
About ranks and decorations
Ranks shown in italics are our database inserts based on the rank dates of his crew comrades. The officers of each crew would normally have progressed through the lower ranks at the same rate.