Odo Loewe

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 17,335 GRT

Born  12 Sep 1914 Ludwigslust
Died  19 May 1943(28)Cape Farewell


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-256 18 Dec 1941 30 Nov 1942   1 patrol (38 days) 
U-254 Sep, 1942 Oct, 1942,   1 patrol (32 days, * did not finish patrol) 
U-954 23 Dec 1942 19 May 1943  (+)  1 patrol (42 days) 

Patrol info for Odo Loewe


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-256 28 Jul 1942  Kiel  3 Sep 1942  Lorient  Patrol 1,38 days
2. U-254 21 Sep 1942  Brest  22 Oct 1942  Brest  Patrol 2,32 days
3. U-256 22 Sep 1942  Lorient  23 Sep 1942  Brest   2 days
4. U-954 8 Apr 1943  Kiel  19 May 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,42 days
3 patrols, 112 days at sea

Ships hit by Odo Loewe

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
3 Oct 1942U-254 Esso Williamsburg11,237am
9 Oct 1942U-254 Pennington Court6,098brSC-103
 17,335

2 ships sunk (17,335 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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


Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.

Listing of all U-boat commanders