Bruno Barber

Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 7,199 GRT

Born  6 Mar 1904 Deichhausen, Delmenhors
Died  28 Oct 1943(39)


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Ranks

1 Mar 1935 Steuermann
1 Jan 1936 Obersteuermann
1 Oct 1938 Stabsobersteuermann
1 Sep 1941 Leutnant zur See der Reserve
1 Feb 1942 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve

Decorations

6 Nov 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class
23 Nov 1939 U-boat War Badge 1939
26 Feb 1940 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-58 Oct, 1941 31 Aug 1942   No war patrols 
U-220 27 Mar 1943 28 Oct 1943  (+)  1 patrol (51 days) 

Barber received his commission in 1941 after having served since 1922 as an enlisted sailor.

Patrol info for Bruno Barber


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-220 26 Aug 1943  Kiel  29 Aug 1943  Bergen   4 days
2. U-220 8 Sep 1943  Bergen  28 Oct 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,51 days

Ships hit by Bruno Barber

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
19 Oct 1943U-220 Penolver [Mine]3,721brWB-65
19 Oct 1943U-220 Delisle [Mine]3,478amWB-65
 7,199

2 ships sunk (7,199 tons).

Legend
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders