Udo Behrens

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 30)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 1,615 GRT

Born  9 Apr 1911 Krotoschin, Posen
Died  14 Apr 1995(84)


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Ranks

1 Apr 1930 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jan 1932 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1934 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1934 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1936 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jun 1939 Kapitänleutnant
1 Jun 1943 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

Oct 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class
Feb 1940 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-16 8 Oct 1937 17 Oct 1939   No war patrols 
U-24 8 Oct 1937 17 Oct 1939   3 patrols (31 days) 
U-17 6 Jan 1940 7 Jul 1940   3 patrols (41 days) 
U-845 1 May 1943 9 Jul 1943   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Udo Behrens


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-24 25 Aug 1939  Wilhelmshaven  31 Aug 1939  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 1,7 days
2. U-24 2 Sep 1939  Wilhelmshaven  5 Sep 1939  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 1,4 days
3. U-24 6 Sep 1939  Wilhelmshaven  6 Sep 1939  Kiel   1 days
4. U-24 13 Sep 1939  Kiel  29 Sep 1939  Kiel  Patrol 2,17 days
5. U-24 12 Oct 1939  Kiel  14 Oct 1939  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 3,3 days
6. U-17 29 Jan 1940  Kiel  10 Feb 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 4,13 days
7. U-17 29 Feb 1940  Wilhelmshaven  7 Mar 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 5,8 days
8. U-17 27 Mar 1940  Wilhelmshaven  27 Mar 1940  Kiel   1 days
9. U-17 5 Apr 1940  Kiel  6 Apr 1940  Wilhelmshaven   2 days
10. U-17 13 Apr 1940  Wilhelmshaven  2 May 1940  Kiel  Patrol 6,20 days
6 patrols, 72 days at sea

Ships hit by Udo Behrens

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
2 Mar 1940U-17 Rijnstroom695nl
5 Mar 1940U-17 Grutto920nl
 1,615

2 ships sunk (1,615 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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