Günter Leupold

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  11 Feb 1921 Kittnau, Graudenz
Died  20 Dec 2001(80)Hannover, Germany


1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Jan 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-1059 1 Oct 1943 19 Mar 1944   1 patrol (37 days) 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Günter Leupold

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1059 4 Feb 1944  Kiel  10 Feb 1944  Bergen   7 days
2. U-1059 12 Feb 1944  Bergen  19 Mar 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,37 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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