Paul Siegmann

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 2,868 GRT
3 warships sunk, total tonnage 3,585 tons

Born  24 May 1913 Hamburg
Died  29 Jun 1986(73)


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 Aug 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
4 Oct 1944 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-612 5 Mar 1942 6 Aug 1942   No war patrols 
U-230 24 Oct 1942 11 Aug 1944   7 patrols (253 days) 
U-2507 8 Sep 1944 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Paul Siegmann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-230 4 Feb 1943  Kiel  9 Feb 1943  Bergen   6 days
2. U-230 11 Feb 1943  Bergen  31 Mar 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,49 days
3. U-230 24 Apr 1943  Brest  24 May 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,31 days
4. U-230 5 Jul 1943  Brest  8 Sep 1943  Brest  Patrol 3,66 days
5. U-230 22 Nov 1943  Brest  16 Dec 1943  Toulon  Patrol 4,25 days
6. U-230 19 Jan 1944  Toulon  24 Feb 1944  La Spezia  Patrol 5,37 days
7. U-230 6 Apr 1944  La Spezia  9 Apr 1944  Toulon   4 days
8. U-230 11 Apr 1944  Toulon  21 May 1944  La Spezia  Patrol 6,41 days
9. U-230 27 Jun 1944  La Spezia  30 Jun 1944  Toulon  Patrol 7,4 days
7 patrols, 253 days at sea

Ships hit by Paul Siegmann

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
7 Mar 1943U-230 Egyptian2,868brSC-121
 
16 Feb 1944U-230 HMS LST-4181,625brShingle
20 Feb 1944U-230 HMS LST-3051,625brShingle
9 May 1944U-230 USS PC-558335am
 6,453

4 ships sunk (6,453 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


U-Boat Attack Logs

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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