Erich Harms

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 411 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,200 tons

Born  20 Jan 1910 Bant, Rüstringen
Died  8 Nov 1979(69)Bremen, Germany


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Ranks

1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-255 7 Jun 1943 Aug, 1944   4 patrols (122 days) 
U-3023 22 Jan 1945 3 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Erich Harms

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-255 9 Jul 1943  Bergen  16 Jul 1943  Narvik   8 days
2. U-255 19 Jul 1943  Narvik  19 Sep 1943  Narvik  Patrol 1,63 days
3. U-255 5 Oct 1943  Narvik  13 Oct 1943  Bergen   9 days
4. U-255 26 Feb 1944  Bergen  11 Apr 1944  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,46 days
5. U-255 6 May 1944  St. Nazaire  8 May 1944  St. Nazaire  Patrol 3,3 days
6. U-255 6 Jun 1944  St. Nazaire  15 Jun 1944  St. Nazaire  Patrol 4,10 days
4 patrols, 122 days at sea

Ships hit by Erich Harms

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Jul 1943U-255 Akademik Shokalskij411sj
 
9 Mar 1944U-255 USS Leopold (DE 319)1,200amCU-16
 1,611

2 ships sunk (1,611 tons).

Legend
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Media links


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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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