Klaus Popp

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 3,157 GRT
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 520 GRT

Born  30 May 1917 Berlin


Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
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 Aug 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-140 10 Dec 1941 1 Sep 1942   No war patrols 
U-552 9 Sep 1942 10 Jul 1944   5 patrols (307 days) 
U-3006 5 Oct 1944 5 Oct 1944   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Klaus Popp

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-552 10 Sep 1942  St. Nazaire  15 Dec 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,97 days
2. U-552 4 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  13 Jun 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,71 days
3. U-552 3 Oct 1943  St. Nazaire  30 Nov 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 3,59 days
4. U-552 8 Feb 1944  St. Nazaire  14 Feb 1944  St. Nazaire  Patrol 4,7 days
5. U-552 16 Feb 1944  St. Nazaire  28 Apr 1944  Danzig  Patrol 5,73 days
5 patrols, 307 days at sea

Ships hit by Klaus Popp

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
19 Sep 1942U-552 HMS Alouette (FY 101)520br
3 Dec 1942U-552 Wallsend3,157brON-146
 3,677

2 ships sunk (3,677 tons).

Legend
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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