Wolfgang Borger

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  4 Apr 1913 Mainz
Died  2 Sep 1944(31)Norwegian Sea


Kriegsmarine crew book photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Aug 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

4 Oct 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
1943 Iron Cross 2nd Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-394 19 Aug 1943 2 Sep 1944  (+)  2 patrols (76 days) 

Patrol info for Wolfgang Borger

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-394 29 Apr 1944  Kiel  1 May 1944  Arendal   3 days
2. U-394 15 May 1944  Arendal  16 May 1944  Bergen   2 days
3. U-394 18 May 1944  Bergen  25 May 1944  Narvik   8 days
4. U-394 1 Jun 1944  Narvik  8 Jul 1944  Hammerfest  Patrol 1,38 days
5. U-394 27 Jul 1944  Hammerfest  2 Sep 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,38 days
2 patrols, 76 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