Helmut Köppe

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 32)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 8,087 GRT

Born  1 Apr 1909 Schleuningen
Died  23 Jul 1943(34)North Atlantic


Ranks

1 Oct 1937 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Kapitänleutnant
1 Jul 1943 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-613 12 Mar 1942 23 Jul 1943  (+)  4 patrols (137 days) 

Patrol info for Helmut Köppe


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-613 22 Oct 1942  Kiel  27 Nov 1942  La Pallice  Patrol 1,37 days
2. U-613 9 Jan 1943  La Pallice  18 Feb 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,41 days
3. U-613 23 Mar 1943  Brest  6 May 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 3,45 days
4. U-613 10 Jul 1943  La Pallice  23 Jul 1943  Sunk  Patrol 4,14 days
4 patrols, 137 days at sea

Ships hit by Helmut Köppe

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
7 Nov 1942U-613 Roxby4,252brON-142
 
11 Apr 1943U-613 Ingerfire3,835nwONS-2
 8,087

2 ships sunk (8,087 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