Herbert Neckel

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  14 Aug 1916 Kiel
Died  6 May 1943(26)Newfoundland

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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 Dec 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-531 28 Oct 1942 6 May 1943  (+)  1 patrol (24 days) 

Patrol info for Herbert Neckel

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-531 13 Apr 1943  Kiel  6 May 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,24 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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