Hubertus Korndörfer

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 7,265 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 6,207 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 7,176 GRT

Born  20 Nov 1919 Altona


Ranks

16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-139 7 Sep 1943 27 Dec 1943   No war patrols 
U-407 14 Jan 1944 8 Sep 1944   3 patrols (87 days) 

Patrol info for Hubertus Korndörfer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-407 29 Jan 1944  Pola  12 Mar 1944  Salamis  Patrol 1,44 days
2. U-407 13 Apr 1944  Salamis  10 May 1944  Salamis  Patrol 2,28 days
3. U-407 21 Aug 1944  Salamis  4 Sep 1944  Salamis  Patrol 3,15 days
3 patrols, 87 days at sea

Ships hit by Hubertus Korndörfer

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Feb 1944U-407 Rod el Farag55ag
29 Feb 1944U-407 Ensis (d.)6,207br
16 Apr 1944U-407 Meyer London7,210amUGS-37
16 Apr 1944U-407 Thomas G. Masaryk (t.)7,176amUGS-37
 20,648

3 ships sunk (14,441 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,207 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(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

Listing of all U-boat commanders