Franz-Georg Reschke

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 29)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 2,623 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 5,450 tons

Born  26 May 1908 Schnittken
Died  1 Dec 1996(88)


Ranks

1 Apr 1929 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jan 1931 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1933 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1933 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1935 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Aug 1938 Kapitänleutnant
1 Apr 1943 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
17 Nov 1942 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-205 3 May 1941 19 Oct 1942   8 patrols (225 days) 

Patrol info for Franz-Georg Reschke


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-205 24 Jul 1941  Trondheim  23 Aug 1941  Lorient  Patrol 1,31 days
2. U-205 23 Sep 1941  Lorient  2 Oct 1941  Lorient  Patrol 2,10 days
3. U-205 3 Nov 1941  Lorient  10 Dec 1941  La Spezia  Patrol 3,38 days
4. U-205 5 Jan 1942  La Spezia  10 Feb 1942  La Spezia  Patrol 4,37 days
5. U-205 17 Mar 1942  La Spezia  6 Apr 1942  La Spezia  Patrol 5,21 days
6. U-205 6 May 1942  La Spezia  8 Jun 1942  Salamis  Patrol 6,34 days
7. U-205 11 Jun 1942  Salamis  23 Jun 1942  La Spezia  Patrol 7,13 days
8. U-205 3 Aug 1942  La Spezia  12 Sep 1942  Pola  Patrol 8,41 days
8 patrols, 225 days at sea

Ships hit by Franz-Georg Reschke

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
26 Mar 1942U-205 Slavol2,623br
16 Jun 1942U-205 HMS Hermione (74)5,450brMW-11
 8,073

2 ships sunk (8,073 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


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders