Dieter Bornkessel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  7 Aug 1920 Dresden
Died  22 Aug 1992(72)

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1 Dec 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Nov 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Nov 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


2 May 1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class
26 Aug 1941 U-boat War Badge 1939
1943 Iron Cross 1st Class
1944 U-boat Front Clasp

U-boat Commands

U-2332 13 Nov 1944 Apr, 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Dieter Bornkessel

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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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