Horst Creutz

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  19 May 1915 Berlin-Pankow
Died  15 Dec 1944(29)North Atlantic


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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 Dec 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
15 Jul 1941 Fleet War Badge
1942 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-400 18 Mar 1944 15 Dec 1944  (+)  1 patrol (30 days) 

Patrol info for Horst Creutz

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-400 5 Nov 1944  Kiel  6 Nov 1944  Aarhus   2 days
2. U-400 9 Nov 1944  Aarhus  10 Nov 1944  Horten   2 days
3. U-400 15 Nov 1944  Horten  16 Nov 1944  Kristiansand  Patrol 1,2 days
4. U-400 18 Nov 1944  Kristiansand  15 Dec 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,28 days


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders