Herbert Sickel

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 12,697 GRT

Born  30 Jun 1914 Lüderitz Bay, German South-West AFrica
Died  6 Apr 1944(29)North Atlantic


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Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Dec 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

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U-302 16 Jun 1942 6 Apr 1944  (+)  8 patrols (258 days) 

Patrol info for Herbert Sickel

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-302 26 Nov 1942  Kiel  1 Dec 1942  Bergen   6 days
2. U-302 2 Jan 1943  Bergen  6 Jan 1943  Narvik  Patrol 1,5 days
3. U-302 10 Jan 1943  Narvik  29 Jan 1943  Kaafjord  Patrol 2,20 days
4. U-302 2 Feb 1943  Kaafjord  21 Feb 1943  Narvik  Patrol 3,20 days
5. U-302 14 Mar 1943  Narvik  15 Mar 1943  Narvik  Patrol 4,2 days
6. U-302 17 Mar 1943  Narvik  17 Apr 1943  Narvik  Patrol 4,32 days
7. U-302 18 Apr 1943  Narvik  20 Apr 1943  Trondheim   3 days
8. U-302 29 May 1943  Trondheim  1 Jun 1943  Hammerfest   4 days
9. U-302 9 Jun 1943  Hammerfest  19 Jul 1943  Narvik  Patrol 5,41 days
10. U-302 25 Jul 1943  Narvik  25 Jul 1943  Skjomenfjord   1 days
11. U-302 30 Jul 1943  Skjomenfjord  22 Sep 1943  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 6,55 days
12. U-302 23 Sep 1943  Skjomenfjord  25 Sep 1943  Trondheim   3 days
13. U-302 6 Dec 1943  Trondheim  30 Jan 1944  La Pallice  Patrol 7,56 days
14. U-302 11 Mar 1944  La Pallice  6 Apr 1944  Sunk  Patrol 8,27 days
8 patrols, 258 days at sea

Ships hit by Herbert Sickel

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
28 Aug 1943U-302 Dikson2,920sj
 
6 Apr 1944U-302 Ruth I3,531nwSC-156
6 Apr 1944U-302 South America6,246nwSC-156
 12,697

3 ships sunk (12,697 tons).

Legend
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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