Helmut Bork

Oberleutnant zur See (entry, Jahrgang VIII/39)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,090 tons

Born  29 May 1910 Danzig
Died  29 Jul 1990(80)


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Ranks

1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

24 Apr 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
Nov 1940 Minesweeper War Badge
21 Jan 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
4 Sep 1942 Iron Cross 1st Class
21 Jan 1944 German Cross in Gold
4 Oct 1944 U-boat Front Clasp

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-275 25 Nov 1942 Jul, 1944   4 patrols (123 days) 

Patrol info for Helmut Bork

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-275 12 Aug 1943  Kiel  15 Aug 1943  Bergen   4 days
2. U-275 24 Aug 1943  Bergen  26 Aug 1943  Trondheim   3 days
3. U-275 29 Aug 1943  Trondheim  31 Aug 1943  Bergen   3 days
4. U-275 4 Sep 1943  Bergen  8 Sep 1943  Bergen  Patrol 1,5 days
5. U-275 9 Sep 1943  Bergen  28 Oct 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 1,50 days
6. U-275 29 Nov 1943  La Pallice  1 Dec 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 2,3 days
7. U-275 2 Dec 1943  La Pallice  7 Dec 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 2,6 days
8. U-275 8 Dec 1943  La Pallice  11 Jan 1944  La Pallice  Patrol 2,35 days
9. U-275 23 Apr 1944  La Pallice  26 Apr 1944  Brest   4 days
10. U-275 20 May 1944  Brest  23 May 1944  Brest  Patrol 3,4 days
11. U-275 6 Jun 1944  Brest  25 Jun 1944  Brest  Patrol 4,20 days
4 patrols, 123 days at sea

Ships hit by Helmut Bork

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
24 Dec 1943U-275 USS Leary (DD 158)1,090am
 1,090

1 ship sunk (1,090 tons).

Legend
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Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

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