Detlef von Lehsten

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  14 Aug 1917 Hamburg
Died  16 Mar 1984(66)


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See
18 Feb 1945 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
4 Oct 1941 Luftwaffe Combat clasp in Silver
20 Nov 1941 Iron Cross 1st Class
26 May 1943 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-373 26 Sep 1943 8 Jun 1944   4 patrols (71 days) 
U-3508 2 Nov 1944 4 Mar 1945   No war patrols 
U-3044 26 Apr 1945 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Detlef von Lehsten


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-373 27 Sep 1943  La Pallice  29 Sep 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 1,3 days
2. U-373 2 Oct 1943  La Pallice  4 Oct 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 1,3 days
3. U-373 6 Oct 1943  La Pallice  26 Nov 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 1,52 days
4. U-373 26 Dec 1943  La Pallice  28 Dec 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 2,3 days
5. U-373 1 Jan 1944  La Pallice  5 Jan 1944  Brest  Patrol 2,5 days
6. U-373 16 Mar 1944  Brest  18 Mar 1944  Brest  Patrol 3,3 days
7. U-373 7 Jun 1944  Brest  8 Jun 1944  Sunk  Patrol 4,2 days
4 patrols, 71 days at sea

Ships hit by Detlef von Lehsten

No entries found.


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