Siegfried Kietz

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)

1 ship damaged, total tonnage 6,197 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 7,177 GRT

Born  14 Jan 1917 Kassel
Died  3 Jul 1943(26)Cape Ortegal

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-126 1 Mar 1943 3 Jul 1943  (+)  1 patrol (106 days) 

Patrol info for Siegfried Kietz

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-126 20 Mar 1943  Lorient  3 Jul 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,106 days

Ships hit by Siegfried Kietz

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
30 May 1943U-126 Flora MacDonald (t.)7,177amTS-41
2 Jun 1943U-126 Standella (d.)6,197brTS-42

1 ship sunk (7,177 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,197 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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

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