Karl-Dietrich Benthin

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  25 Sep 1921 Königsberg, East Prussia
Died  26 Nov 1990(69)

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22 Sep 1940 Offiziersanwärter
1 Aug 1941 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1942 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1943 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1944 Oberleutnant zur See


18 Oct 1941 Minesweeper War Badge
2 Dec 1943 U-boat War Badge 1939
4 Dec 1943 Iron Cross 2nd Class
12 May 1944 Iron Cross 1st Class
14 Nov 1944 U-boat Front Clasp

U-boat Commands

U-2335 27 Sep 1944 9 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Karl-Dietrich Benthin

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

About ranks and decorations
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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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