Kurt Hilbig

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  18 May 1919 Rüstringen
Died  21 Aug 1951(32)


Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Fleet War Badge
  U-boat War Badge 1939
  Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-993 19 Aug 1943 Aug, 1944   2 patrols (40 days) 
U-3526 22 Mar 1945 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Kurt Hilbig

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-993 9 Mar 1944  Kiel  11 Mar 1944  Marviken   3 days
2. U-993 23 Mar 1944  Marviken  22 Apr 1944  Lorient  Patrol 1,31 days
3. U-993 6 Jun 1944  Lorient  14 Jun 1944  Brest  Patrol 2,9 days
2 patrols, 40 days at sea

Ships hit by Kurt Hilbig

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