Herbert Engel

Kapitänleutnant (entry, Jahrgang VII/39)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,370 tons
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 5,234 GRT

Born  29 Jun 1912 Hamburg
Died  4 Jan 1991(78)


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Ranks

1 Sep 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

3 Jul 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
3 Sep 1940 Iron Cross 1st Class
8 Sep 1940 U-boat War Badge 1939
9 Nov 1943 German Cross in Gold
18 Oct 1944 U-boat Front Clasp

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-666 26 Aug 1942 9 Dec 1943   3 patrols (157 days) 
U-228 Aug, 1944 4 Oct 1944   1 patrol (40 days) 

Patrol info for Herbert Engel

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-666 25 Feb 1943  Kiel  10 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,45 days
2. U-666 6 May 1943  St. Nazaire  9 Jul 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,65 days
3. U-666 31 Aug 1943  St. Nazaire  16 Oct 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 3,47 days
4. U-228 12 Aug 1944  St. Nazaire  20 Sep 1944  Bergen  Patrol 4,40 days
4 patrols, 197 days at sea

Ships hit by Herbert Engel

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
19 Mar 1943U-666 Carras (d.)5,234grSC-122
23 Sep 1943U-666 HMS Itchen (K 227)1,370brON-202
 6,604

1 ship sunk (1,370 tons) and 1 ship damaged (5,234 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


amazon.co.uk
(£ 45.00)


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders