Kurt Eckel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  16 May 1921 Vienna

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1 Jul 1942 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


1943 Iron Cross 2nd Class

U-boat Commands

U-2325 21 Apr 1945 9 May 1945   No war patrols 

Commonly listed as Crew XII/39 but apparently was part of Crew 40 who was promoted early to Oberleutnant zur See.

Patrol info for Kurt Eckel

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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