Robert Schetelig

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 8,352 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 3,670 GRT

Born  6 Oct 1918 Lübeck
Died  22 Sep 1943(24)Cape Farewell


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

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

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-229 3 Oct 1942 22 Sep 1943  (+)  3 patrols (108 days) 

Patrol info for Robert Schetelig

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-229 20 Feb 1943  Kiel  17 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,57 days
2. U-229 11 May 1943  St. Nazaire  7 Jun 1943  Bordeaux  Patrol 2,28 days
3. U-229 2 Aug 1943  Bordeaux  3 Aug 1943  La Pallice   2 days
4. U-229 31 Aug 1943  La Pallice  22 Sep 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,23 days
3 patrols, 108 days at sea

Ships hit by Robert Schetelig

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
10 Mar 1943U-229 Nailsea Court4,946brSC-121
10 Mar 1943U-229 Coulmore (d.)3,670brSC-121
5 Apr 1943U-229 Vaalaren3,406swHX-231
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2 ships sunk (8,352 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,670 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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