Ernst-August Gerke

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  9 May 1921 Osnabrück
Died  17 Mar 1997(75)


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Ranks

1 Dec 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Nov 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Nov 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-377 22 Sep 1943 10 Oct 1943   1 patrol (19 days) 
U-382 May, 1944 29 Jun 1944   1 patrol (10 days) 
U-650 30 Jun 1944 20 Jul 1944   No war patrols (Acting CO)
U-673 1 Aug 1944 24 Oct 1944   2 patrols (39 days) 
U-3035 1 Mar 1945 9 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Ernst-August Gerke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-377 22 Sep 1943  *at sea*  10 Oct 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,19 days
2. U-382 6 Jun 1944  St. Nazaire  15 Jun 1944  La Pallice  Patrol 2,10 days
3. U-673 14 Sep 1944  St. Nazaire  19 Oct 1944  Bergen  Patrol 3,36 days
4. U-673 22 Oct 1944  Bergen  24 Oct 1944    Patrol 4,3 days
4 patrols, 68 days at sea

Ships hit by Ernst-August Gerke

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