Gustav Borchardt

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  25 Dec 1916 Berlin-Pankow
Died  31 May 1943(26)Bay of Biscay


9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
28 Jun 1938 Seekadett
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See


1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1940 Destroyer War Badge
15 Oct 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-563 21 May 1943 31 May 1943  (+)  1 patrol (3 days) 

Patrol info for Gustav Borchardt

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-563 29 May 1943  Brest  31 May 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,3 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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