Kurt-Eduard Engelmann

Fregattenkapitän (Crew 23)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 15,011 GRT
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 2,000 tons

Born  8 Apr 1903 Neisse-Oberneuland, Upper Silesia
Died  13 Mar 1943(39)Bay of Biscay


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Ranks

1 Apr 1925 Fähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1927 Leutnant zur See
1 Jul 1929 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1935 Kapitänleutnant
1 Feb 1939 Korvettenkapitän
15 Mar 1943 Fregattenkapitän (posthumous)

Decorations

Apr 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
15 Jul 1941 Fleet War Badge
Jan 1943 Iron Cross 1st Class
7 Jan 1943 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-163 21 Oct 1941 13 Mar 1943  (+)  3 patrols (144 days) 

Patrol info for Kurt-Eduard Engelmann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-163 21 Jul 1942  Kiel  16 Sep 1942  Lorient  Patrol 1,58 days
2. U-163 17 Oct 1942  Lorient  6 Jan 1943  Lorient  Patrol 2,82 days
3. U-163 10 Mar 1943  Lorient  13 Mar 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,4 days
3 patrols, 144 days at sea

Ships hit by Kurt-Eduard Engelmann

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
5 Nov 1942U-163 La Cordillera5,185br
12 Nov 1942U-163 USS Erie (PG 50) (t.)2,000amTAG-20
21 Nov 1942U-163 Empire Starling6,060br
22 Nov 1942U-163 Apalóide3,766bzBRN-3
 17,011

4 ships sunk (17,011 tons).

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

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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