Willy-Roderich Körner

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  26 Dec 1914 Berlin-Wilmersdorf
Died  21 Jan 1943(28)Mediterranean


Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Aug 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-120 20 May 1941 24 Feb 1942   No war patrols 
U-301 9 May 1942 21 Jan 1943  (+)  3 patrols (52 days) 

Patrol info for Willy-Roderich Körner

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-301 1 Oct 1942  Kiel  7 Nov 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,38 days
2. U-301 3 Dec 1942  Brest  14 Dec 1942  La Spezia  Patrol 2,12 days
3. U-301 20 Jan 1943  La Spezia  21 Jan 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,2 days
3 patrols, 52 days at sea


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