Max Dobbert

Oberleutnant zur See (R) (entry, Jahrgang X/38)


Successes
2 ships a total loss, total tonnage 14,352 GRT

Born  13 Apr 1910


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Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Rekrut
1 Aug 1941 Leutnant zur See (R)
1 Aug 1943 Oberleutnant zur See (R)

Decorations

1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1941 Merchant Raider Badge
17 Nov 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
Feb 1944 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-969 24 Mar 1943 6 Aug 1944   3 patrols (143 days) 
U-2546 21 Mar 1945 3 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Max Dobbert

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-969 30 Sep 1943  Kiel  4 Oct 1943  Bergen   5 days
2. U-969 5 Oct 1943  Bergen  6 Dec 1943  Lorient  Patrol 1,63 days
3. U-969 18 Jan 1944  Lorient  26 Feb 1944  Toulon  Patrol 2,40 days
4. U-969 20 Mar 1944  Toulon  28 Apr 1944  Toulon  Patrol 3,40 days
3 patrols, 143 days at sea

Ships hit by Max Dobbert

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Feb 1944U-969 George Cleeve (t.)7,176amGUS-31
22 Feb 1944U-969 Peter Skene Ogden (t.)7,176amGUS-31
 14,352

2 ships sunk (14,352 tons).

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


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