Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 10,651 GRT

Born  21 Feb 1917 Fürstenwalde, Lebus
Died  5 Jun 1943(26)Central North Atlantic


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

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-23 1 Oct 1940 20 Mar 1941   No war patrols 
U-217 31 Jan 1942 5 Jun 1943  (+)  3 patrols (235 days) 

Patrol info for Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-217 14 Jul 1942  Kiel  16 Oct 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,95 days
2. U-217 24 Nov 1942  Brest  23 Feb 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,92 days
3. U-217 19 Apr 1943  Brest  5 Jun 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,48 days
3 patrols, 235 days at sea

Ships hit by Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
19 Aug 1942U-217 Sea Gull D.75br
14 Dec 1942U-217 Etna2,619sw
 
3 Feb 1943U-217 Rhexenor7,957br
 10,651

3 ships sunk (10,651 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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