Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)
|Born||7 Sep 1922||Hamborn|
|Died||21 Nov 1995||(73)|
|U-19||7 Sep 1944||11 Sep 1944||1 patrol (4 days)|
Ltn. Hubert Verpoorten was one of the youngest U-boat commanders during WWII when he took command of U-19 in the Black Sea on 7 Sept 1944. He was only 22 years old at the time. He scuttled his boat 4 days later (Niestlé, 1998).
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Niestlé, A. (1998). German U-boat losses during World War II.
Patrol info for Hubert Verpoorten
|1.||U-19||7 Sep 1944||*at sea*||10 Sep 1944||Patrol 1,||4 days|