Helmut Ellmenreich

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  16 Jul 1913 Kassel
Died  5 Jul 1943(29)North Atlantic

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5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
25 Sep 1935 Seekadett
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 Jul 1942 Kapitänleutnant


1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1941 Merchant Raider Badge

U-boat Commands

U-535 23 Dec 1942 5 Jul 1943  (+)  1 patrol (42 days) 

Patrol info for Helmut Ellmenreich

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-535 25 May 1943  Kiel  5 Jul 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,42 days

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

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