Joachim Deecke

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 33)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 18,478 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 206 tons

Born  29 Jun 1912 Lübeck
Died  31 Oct 1943(31)North Atlantic


Ranks

1 Apr 1933 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1936 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1938 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1941 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

1 Jun 1939 Spanish Cross in Silver with Swords
22 Oct 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
20 Dec 1941 U-boat War Badge 1939
20 Mar 1942 Iron Cross 1st Class
5 Jan 1944 German Cross in Gold (posthumous)

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-9 21 Oct 1940 8 Jun 1941   No war patrols 
U-584 21 Aug 1941 20 Dec 1942   7 patrols (205 days) 
U-584 12 Feb 1943 31 Oct 1943  (+)  2 patrols (123 days) 

Patrol info for Joachim Deecke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-584 27 Nov 1941  Kiel  20 Dec 1941  Neidenfjord  Patrol 1,24 days
2. U-584 25 Dec 1941  Neidenfjord  11 Jan 1942  Kirkenes  Patrol 2,18 days
3. U-584 23 Jan 1942  Kirkenes  20 Feb 1942  Kirkenes  Patrol 3,29 days
4. U-584 28 Feb 1942  Kirkenes  14 Mar 1942  Hamburg  Patrol 4,15 days
5. U-584 29 Apr 1942  Hamburg  30 Apr 1942  Kiel   2 days
6. U-584 5 May 1942  Kiel  16 May 1942  Brest  Patrol 5,12 days
7. U-584 25 May 1942  Brest  22 Jul 1942  Brest  Patrol 6,59 days
8. U-584 24 Aug 1942  Brest  10 Oct 1942  Brest  Patrol 7,48 days
9. U-584 23 Mar 1943  Brest  24 May 1943  Brest  Patrol 8,63 days
10. U-584 2 Sep 1943  Brest  31 Oct 1943  Sunk  Patrol 9,60 days
9 patrols, 328 days at sea

Ships hit by Joachim Deecke

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
10 Jan 1942U-584 M-175206sj
11 Sep 1942U-584 Empire Oil8,029brON-127
11 Sep 1942U-584 Hindanger4,884nwON-127
 
5 May 1943U-584 West Madaket5,565amONS-5
 18,684

4 ships sunk (18,684 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders