Horst-Thilo Queck

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  9 Jan 1915 Braunschweig
Died  22 Jun 1981(66)Pansdorf, Germany


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 Dec 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
22 Jul 1944 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-622 14 May 1942 24 Jul 1943   4 patrols (135 days) 
U-92 Aug, 1943 27 Jun 1944   3 patrols (139 days) 
U-2522 22 Nov 1944 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

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

Patrol info for Horst-Thilo Queck

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-622 6 Oct 1942  Kiel  9 Oct 1942  Bergen   4 days
2. U-622 12 Oct 1942  Bergen  12 Nov 1942  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 1,32 days
3. U-622 14 Nov 1942  Skjomenfjord  17 Nov 1942  Bergen   4 days
4. U-622 28 Dec 1942  Bergen  29 Jan 1943  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 2,33 days
5. U-622 9 Feb 1943  Skjomenfjord  15 Mar 1943  Narvik  Patrol 3,35 days
6. U-622 16 Mar 1943  Narvik  18 Mar 1943  Trondheim   3 days
7. U-622 17 May 1943  Trondheim  21 May 1943  Hammerfest   5 days
8. U-622 29 May 1943  Hammerfest  5 Jun 1943  Hammerfest  Patrol 4,8 days
9. U-622 14 Jun 1943  Hammerfest  10 Jul 1943  Trondheim  Patrol 4,27 days
10. U-92 16 Sep 1943  Brest  17 Sep 1943  Brest   2 days
11. U-92 25 Sep 1943  Brest  7 Oct 1943  Brest  Patrol 5,13 days
12. U-92 21 Nov 1943  Brest  18 Jan 1944  Brest  Patrol 6,59 days
13. U-92 5 Mar 1944  Brest  10 May 1944  Brest  Patrol 7,67 days
7 patrols, 274 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