Siegfried Rothkirch und Panthen

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  23 Oct 1919 Breslau
Died  18 Aug 1989(69)


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-717 19 May 1943 5 May 1945   5 patrols (52 days) 

Patrol info for Siegfried Rothkirch und Panthen

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-717 16 Aug 1944  Kiel  19 Aug 1944  Helsinki  Patrol 1,4 days
2. U-717 21 Aug 1944  Helsinki  21 Aug 1944  Grand Hotel  Patrol 2,1 days
3. U-717 26 Aug 1944  Grand Hotel  31 Aug 1944  Grand Hotel  Patrol 3,6 days
4. U-717 3 Sep 1944  Grand Hotel  25 Sep 1944  Windau  Patrol 4,23 days
5. U-717 30 Sep 1944  Windau  17 Oct 1944  Danzig  Patrol 5,18 days
5 patrols, 52 days at sea


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