Gerhard Stoelker

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XI/39)


Successes
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,198 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 8,262 GRT

Born  26 May 1910 Neenhusen, Ostfriesland
Died  30 Jan 1971(60)


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Ranks

1 Jun 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-825 4 May 1944 13 May 1945   2 patrols (95 days) 

Patrol info for Gerhard Stoelker

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-825 13 Dec 1944  Kiel  16 Dec 1944  Horten   4 days
2. U-825 27 Dec 1944  Horten  28 Dec 1944  Kristiansand   2 days
3. U-825 29 Dec 1944  Kristiansand  18 Feb 1945  Bergen  Patrol 1,52 days
4. U-825 1 Apr 1945  Bergen  13 May 1945  Loch Eriboll, UK  Patrol 2,43 days
2 patrols, 95 days at sea

Ships hit by Gerhard Stoelker

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Jan 1945U-825 Solør (t.)8,262nwHX-332
27 Jan 1945U-825 Ruben Dario (d.)7,198amHX-332
 15,460

1 ship sunk (8,262 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,198 tons).

Legend
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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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