Kapitänleutnant (Crew 27)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||2 Dec 1907|| ||Berlin-Templhof|
|Died ||28 May 1944||(36)|
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|1 Apr 1940||Kapitänleutnant|
|U-3 ||29 Jul 1940 ||10 Nov 1940 || No war patrols |
Franzke was court-martialled for homosexuality with some of his crew and demoted to the ranks. Served in punishment units but died on a VP-Boat (Busch & Röll, 1999).
Ships hit by Helmut Franzke