Helmut Wicke

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  8 Nov 1920 Oberursel, Taunus


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-560 1 Sep 1943 12 Dec 1943   No war patrols 
U-351 13 Dec 1943 30 Jun 1944   No war patrols 
U-1007 10 Jul 1944 Feb, 1945   No war patrols 
U-1231 Mar, 1945 13 May 1945   1 patrol (18 days, * did not finish patrol) 

Patrol info for Helmut Wicke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1231 13 Apr 1945  Kiel  20 Apr 1945  Horten   8 days
2. U-1231 22 Apr 1945  Horten  24 Apr 1945  Kristiansand   3 days
3. U-1231 27 Apr 1945  Kristiansand  14 May 1945  Loch Eriboll, UK  Patrol 1,18 days

Ships hit by Helmut Wicke

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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