Hellmut Kurrer

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  16 Feb 1916 Eisleben
Died  23 Apr 1943(27)Cape Farewell


5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
25 Sep 1935 Seekadett
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 Jun 1942 Kapitänleutnant
1 Apr 1943 Korvettenkapitän


U-boat Commands

U-189 15 Aug 1942 23 Apr 1943  (+)  1 patrol (21 days) 

Patrol info for Hellmut Kurrer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-189 3 Apr 1943  Kiel  23 Apr 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,21 days

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

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