Klaus Paepenmöller

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  25 Feb 1918 Bielefeld
Died  6 Mar 1944(26)Arctic Ocean


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-973 15 Apr 1943 6 Mar 1944  (+)  2 patrols (17 days) 

Patrol info for Klaus Paepenmöller

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-973 22 Jan 1944  Kiel  23 Jan 1944  Marviken   2 days
2. U-973 26 Jan 1944  Marviken  29 Jan 1944  Bergen   4 days
3. U-973 2 Feb 1944  Bergen  12 Feb 1944  Narvik  Patrol 1,11 days
4. U-973 19 Feb 1944  Narvik  21 Feb 1944  Trondheim   3 days
5. U-973 1 Mar 1944  Trondheim  6 Mar 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,6 days
2 patrols, 17 days at sea


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