Leonhard Klingspor

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)


Successes
1 warship damaged, total tonnage 1,658 tons

Born  17 Jun 1917 Siegen, Westphalia
Died  22 Aug 1989(72)


Ranks

9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jan 1945 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-293 8 Sep 1943 11 May 1945   5 patrols (111 days) 
U-1007 3 Jul 1944 7 Jul 1944   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Leonhard Klingspor

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-293 29 Apr 1944  Kiel  1 May 1944  Arendal   3 days
2. U-293 19 May 1944  Arendal  20 May 1944  Bergen   2 days
3. U-1007 3 Jul 1944  Marviken  5 Jul 1944  Bergen   3 days
4. U-1007 5 Jul 1944  Bergen  6 Jul 1944  Stavanger   2 days
5. U-1007 7 Jul 1944  Stavanger  7 Jul 1944  Kristiansand   1 days
6. U-293 2 Aug 1944  Bergen  5 Aug 1944  Trondheim   4 days
7. U-293 6 Aug 1944  Trondheim  10 Aug 1944  Stavanger   5 days
8. U-293 9 Sep 1944  Stavanger  14 Sep 1944  Trondheim   6 days
9. U-293 16 Sep 1944  Trondheim  22 Sep 1944  Narvik  Patrol 1,7 days
10. U-293 25 Sep 1944  Narvik  4 Oct 1944  Hammerfest  Patrol 2,10 days
11. U-293 14 Oct 1944  Hammerfest  6 Nov 1944  Narvik  Patrol 3,24 days
12. U-293 21 Nov 1944  Narvik  19 Dec 1944  Narvik  Patrol 4,29 days
13. U-293 1 Apr 1945  Narvik  11 May 1945  Loch Eriboll, UK  Patrol 5,41 days
5 patrols, 111 days at sea

Ships hit by Leonhard Klingspor

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
20 Jan 1945U-293 Razjarennyj (d.)1,658sjKP-1
 1,658

1 ship damaged (1,658 tons).

Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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


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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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