Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||13 Aug 1918|| ||Wittenberg|
|Died ||9 Jul 1988||(69)|
Kriegsmarine Crew photo
|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|
|U-46 ||Aug, 1942 ||30 Apr 1943 || No war patrols |
|U-748 ||18 Sep 1944 ||29 Nov 1944 || No war patrols |
Patrol info for Joachim Knecht
This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.
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.