Karl-Joachim Jenssen

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  31 Jul 1920 Waren, Müritz
Died  3 Jun 1944(23)Norwegian Sea

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


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 Jan 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-477 18 Aug 1943 3 Jun 1944  (+)  1 patrol (20 days) 

Patrol info for Karl-Joachim Jenssen

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-477 13 May 1944  Kiel  15 May 1944  Kristiansand   3 days
2. U-477 15 May 1944  Kristiansand  3 Jun 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,20 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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