Paul Jacobs

Oberleutnant zur See

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  23 Mar 1915 Lübeck
Died  25 May 1980(65)

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1 Jul 1943 Leutnant zur See
1 Jul 1944 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-560 13 Dec 1943 3 May 1945   No war patrols 

Paul Jacobs, possibly promoted to officer status during the war, did not belong to Crew 34. He may have been belatedly attached to the Crew for administrative purposes by the Navy’s personnel office, but he did not share the common training experience of the Crew’s regular members nor did he participate in any Crew events, such as reunions after the war (Rust, 2009).


Rust, E. (2009) E-mail correspondence. Author of Naval Officers under Hitler.

Patrol info for Paul Jacobs

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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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