Helmut Röttger

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  15 Dec 1918 Maltahöhe, German South-West Africa
Died  13 Jun 1944(25)off Faroes

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1944 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-715 17 Mar 1943 13 Jun 1944  (+)  1 patrol (6 days) 

Patrol info for Helmut Röttger

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-715 27 May 1944  Kiel  30 May 1944  Stavanger   4 days
2. U-715 8 Jun 1944  Stavanger  13 Jun 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,6 days

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

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