Fritz Kallipke

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  28 Nov 1909 Preussisch-Holland, East Prussia
Died  13 Jan 1986(76)

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9 Oct 1937Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1943Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-397 20 Nov 1943 16 Jul 1944   1 patrol (17 days) 
U-2516 24 Oct 1944 9 Apr 1945   No war patrols 
U-2529 15 Apr 1945 9 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Fritz Kallipke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-397 31 May 1944  Kiel  2 Jun 1944  Stavanger   3 days
2. U-397 8 Jun 1944  Stavanger  24 Jun 1944  Stavanger  Patrol 1,17 days
3. U-397 28 Jun 1944  Stavanger  4 Jul 1944  Kiel   7 days

Ships hit by Fritz Kallipke

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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.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders