Horst Geider

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  7 Sep 1918 Stuttgart
Died  23 Mar 1993(74)


Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-61 16 Jan 1942 9 Nov 1942   No war patrols 
U-761 3 Dec 1942 24 Feb 1944   2 patrols (57 days) 

Patrol info for Horst Geider

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-761 9 Sep 1943  Kiel  18 Sep 1943  Trondheim   10 days
2. U-761 17 Nov 1943  Trondheim  26 Dec 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,40 days
3. U-761 8 Feb 1944  Brest  24 Feb 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,17 days
2 patrols, 57 days at sea

Ships hit by Horst Geider

No entries found.


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