Joachim Hoppe

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 33)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  20 Mar 1915 Sehnde, Hannover
Died  28 Apr 1941(26)south-east of Iceland

Joachim Hoppe seen here in a rare photo


1 Apr 1933 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1936 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1938 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1941 Kapitänleutnant
1 May 1941 Korvettenkapitän (posthumous)


U-boat Commands

U-65 25 Mar 1941 28 Apr 1941  (+)  1 patrol (17 days) 

Patrol info for Joachim Hoppe

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-65 12 Apr 1941  Lorient  28 Apr 1941  Sunk  Patrol 1,17 days

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

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