Decorations

Minesweeper War Badge

Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch, Ubootsjagd und Sichrungsverbande



Minesweeper War Badge

Given to minesweepers and U-boat hunters. Given for either 3 patrols, outstanding achievements or other acts of valor.

Decorations ordered by last name

See this list sorted by date


Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
Ltn. Abel, Dr. Ulrich +29X/3915 Nov 1941  
Ahlefeld, Hunold184031 May 1941  
Ltn. Albrecht, Rolf Heinrich Fritz2037b2 Apr 1941  
Aldegarmann, Wolfgang +24X/391941  

Ltn. Bach, Helmut34IX/3922 Nov 1941  
Ltn. Bade, Hans-Botho +32X/3910 Jun 1942  
Ballert, Rene20XII/391 Feb 1941  
Ltn. Ballert, Sarto +2337b1941  
Ltn. Barleben, Curt +314 Dec 1940  
Oblt. Bauer, Hermann +2336Nov 1940  
Baum, Heinz29401941  
Baumann, Heinz194012 Nov 1941  
Ltn. Becker, Klaus-Helmuth +2236Oct 1940  
Becker, Philipp19401941  
Beckmann, Heinz +26X/391940  
Bensel, Rolf Rüdiger17401941  
Benthin, Karl-Dietrich204018 Oct 1941  
Berends, Fritz +34Jun 1941  
Oblt. Bertelsmann, Hans-Joachim +2436Jan 1941  
Bischoff, Gustav +24X/3927 Nov 1940  
Ltn. Bitter, Otto2337b1942  
Blaudow, Ernst-Ulrich +261941  
Block, Helmut +253824 Mar 1941  
Boehmer, Wolfgang20XII/391 Dec 1940  
Oblt. Bohmann, Heino +26341940  
Kptlt. Borcherdt, Ulrich +30331940  
Bork, Helmut30VIII/39Nov 1940  
Oblt. Borm, Carl2933   
Brand, Wilhelm26X/391942  
Oblt. Brandi, Albrecht2535Apr 1940  
Ltn. Brauel, Wilhelm2637b1941  
Ltn. Breckwoldt, Friedrich29IX/391942  
Bremen, Hanskurt von21381940  
Breun, Gerhard20IV/401941  
Kptlt. Brodda, Heinrich +36331940  
Brüllau, Heinz-Ehler22XII/3919 Nov 1940  
Buhr, Johann de +2934/4019 Jul 1941  
Buscher, Hans21381940  
Böhm, Hermann29X/3728 Nov 1940  
Ltn. Börner, Hans-Joachim +2237b1941  

Cabolet, Servais32X/3722 Jul 1940  
Callsen, Peter29XI/3928 Nov 1940  
Carlsen, Claus-Peter2037b1940  
Christiansen, Helmuth21381940  
Kptlt. Clausen, Heinz-Ehlert323623 Oct 1941  U-403
Ltn. Claussen, August-Wilhelm +2237b1941  
Ltn. Claussen, Emil +2337a14 Nov 1940  
Clemens, Johannes +3031 Mar 1942  

Damerow, Wolf-Dietrich +2037b1940  
Oblt. Dangschat, Günther +24351940  
Dankleff, Walter +343520 Nov 1940  
Kptlt. Dierksen, Reiner +32331940  
Oblt. Diggins, Kurt27341940  
Drescher, Günther2138   
Kptlt. Drewitz, Hans-Joachim +32321940  

Eberlein, Otto +28I/381 Aug 1942  
Ebert, Eberhard33IX/39Sep 1940  
Oblt. Eck, Heinz-Wilhelm24341940  
Ehrich, Heinz +2037b1940  
Ellerlage, Hermann30VIII/4017 Jul 1943  
Elsinghorst, Josef25IV/391942  
Emde, Bernhard2237a1940  
Erdmann, Dieter19381940  

Falke, Hans +211941  
Oblt. Finke, Otto +25361941  
Frahm, Karl27   
Ltn. Frerks, Paul32XI/3925 Dec 1940  

Oblt. Grau, Peter-Ottmar253425 Dec 1940  

Ltn. Hagenau, Karl-Heinz2137b15 Nov 1940  
Ltn. Hensellek, Ortwin3039   
Ltn. Hinrichs, Otto2636   
Ltn. Hohmann, Otto313718 Apr 1941  
Hoß, Hans Julius19   

Johannsen, Hans301941  

Ltn. Kandler, Hans-Albrecht +2237a   

Lührs, Dierk1938   

Mannesmann, Gert +3033   

KrvKpt. Neitzel, Karl39231940  
Niemeyer, Heinrich31X/39   

Rasch, Karl-Heinz +26X/3811 Aug 1940  
Kptlt. Rostin, Erwin +3332   

Oblt. Soden-Fraunhofen, Ulrich Graf von +2735   
Oblt. Sporn, Wolfgang283425 Dec 1940  
Oblt. Struckmeier, Rolf24351940  

Werner, Herbert A.19XII/391940  

85 U-boat Commanders decorated with Minesweeper War Badge (Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch, Ubootsjagd und Sichrungsverbande) located.

Legend:
+ Indicates the Officer died in the war.
* Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. In some cases the officer had not taken command his first boat yet or was not even in the U-boat force yet.


Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.

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