Klaus-Dietrich Steffens

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  17 Jun 1918 Danzig-Langfuhr
Died  26 Jun 1944(26)North Atlantic


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Aug 1944 Kapitänleutnant (posthumous)

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-719 27 Jul 1943 26 Jun 1944  (+)  1 patrol (39 days) 

Patrol info for Klaus-Dietrich Steffens

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-719 6 May 1944  Kiel  9 May 1944  Arendal   4 days
2. U-719 19 May 1944  Arendal  26 Jun 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,39 days


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