Decorations

U-boat War Badge 1939

U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen 1939




U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen 1939. Photo by Gordon Williamson.

The U-boat war badge was awarded starting from 13th October 1939, usually after two war patrols.

Some successful commanders were awarded the badge after only one patrol, like Kptlt. Thomsen (U-1202).

U-boat war badge 2
Kptlt. Jürgen von Rosenstiel, commander of U-502 wearing his U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen
U-boat war badge 3
Korvkpt. von Stockhausen, commander of U-65 with the U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen below the EK I

U-boat war badge document
An U-Boot-Kriegsabzeichen document.

Decorations ordered by date

See this list sorted by last name


Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
1.Vockel, Jürgen +X/40  
2.Kptlt. Buchholz, Heinz +30299 Oct 1939  U-24, U-15
3.Kptlt. Moehle, Karl-Heinz293017 Oct 1939  U-20
4.Kptlt. Schultze, Herbert303025 Oct 1939  U-2, U-48
5.Oblt. Nölke, Kurt +351939  
6.Oblt. Driver, Heinrich2733Nov 1939  
7.Kptlt. Daublebsky von Eichhain, Karl30294 Nov 1939  U-13
8.Kptlt. Korth, Claus28325 Nov 1939  U-57
9.Oblt. Topp, Erich25347 Nov 1939  
10.Oblt. Bauer, Ernst25338 Nov 1939  
11.Ltn. Poel, Gustav22368 Nov 1939  
12.Kptlt. Kretschmer, Otto27309 Nov 1939  U-35, U-23
13.Kptlt. Rollmann, Wilhelm +322612 Nov 1939  U-34
14.Ltn. Trojer, Hans-Hartwig +233612 Nov 1939  
15.Oblt. Collmann, Herwig243513 Nov 1939  
16.Barber, Bruno +3523 Nov 1939  
17.Kptlt. Bauer, Max-Hermann +273023 Nov 1939  U-18
18.Oblt. Heidtmann, Hans253426 Nov 1939  
19.Oblt. Bartels, Robert +283427 Nov 1939  
20.Kptlt. Dresky, Hans-Wilhelm von +312927 Nov 1939  U-4, U-33
21.Oblt. Schnee, Adalbert253427 Nov 1939  
22.Ltn. Bothe, Friedrich +2236Dec 1939  
23.Oblt. Schonder, Heinrich +29341 Dec 1939  U-53
24.KrvKpt. Ewerth, Klaus +32256 Dec 1939  U-1, U-35, U-36, U-26
25.Oblt. Hamm, Horst +2335   
26.KrvKpt. Hartmann, Werner37217 Dec 1939  U-26, U-37
27.Böttcher, Richard3312 Dec 1939  
28.Oblt. Schultze, Heinz-Otto +243412 Dec 1939  
29.Kptlt. Liebe, Heinrich312716 Dec 1939  U-2, U-38
30.Kptlt. Schuhart, Otto302916 Dec 1939  U-8, U-25, U-29
31.Oblt. Endrass, Engelbert +283419 Dec 1939  
32.Oblt. Wohlfarth, Herbert243320 Dec 1939  U-14
33.Ltn. Ites, Otto213621 Dec 1939  
34.Oblt. Suhren, Reinhard233521 Dec 1939  
35.Kptlt. Schulz, Georg-Wilhelm333223 Dec 1939  U-10, U-64
36.KrvKpt. Büchel, Paul322523 Jan 1940  U-32
37.Kptlt. Jürst, Harald +2632   U-59
38.Kptlt. Schewe, Georg303224 Jan 1940  U-60
39.Kptlt. Behrens, Udo2830Feb 1940  U-16, U-24, U-17
40.Oblt. Lüth, Wolfgang +263318 Feb 1940  U-13, U-9
41.Oblt. Tiesenhausen, Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von273426 Feb 1940  
42.Oblt. Jenisch, Hans2633   U-32
43.Albrecht, Karl +32IV/192321 Mar 1940  
44.Dietrich, Willi +3023 Mar 1940  
45.Kptlt. Ambrosius, Wilhelm3626Apr, 1940  U-28, U-21, U-43
46.Brüninghaus, Herbert296 Apr 1940  
47.Oblt. Clausen, Asmus Nicolai +283418 Apr 1940  
48.Ltn. Hellriegel, Hans-Jürgen +223624 Apr 1940  
49.Mattke, Willy +3128 Apr 1940  
50.Oblt. Kraus, Hans-Werner243429 Apr 1940  
51.Kptlt. Kuppisch, Herbert +30324 May 1940  U-58
52.Ltn. Kandler, Hans-Albrecht +2237a   
53.Ltn. Unterhorst, Ernst-Günther2137b   
54.Kptlt. Beduhn, Heinz +322630 Jun 1940  U-10, U-16, U-18, U-23, U-25
55.Ltn. Brüller, Ernst-Ulrich22368 Jul 1940  
56.Oblt. Guggenberger, Friedrich25348 Jul 1940  
57.Oblt. Lassen, Georg253518 Jul 1940  
58.Berkemann, Paul273323 Jul 1940  
59.Ltn. Elfe, Horst23366 Aug 1940  
60.Oblt. Bargsten, Klaus Heinrich283510 Aug 1940  
61.Oblt. Staats, Georg +243528 Aug 1940  
62.Kptlt. Cohausz, Hans322630 Aug 1940  U-15, U-30, UA
63.Oblt. Liebe, Johannes2733   U-6
64.Engel, Herbert28VII/398 Sep 1940  
65.Kptlt. Bleichrodt, Heinrich303124 Sep 1940  U-48
66.Boddenberg, Karl2610 Oct 1940  
67.Oblt. Hardegen, Reinhard273318 Nov 1940  
68.Oblt. Cordes, Ernst +273629 Nov 1940  
69.Oblt. Eck, Heinz-Wilhelm24341940  
70.Kaeding, Walter2511 Dec 1940  
71.Oblt. Gelhaus, Harald253531 Dec 1940  
72.Ady, Gerhard17401941  
73.Ahlers, Kurt18XII/391941  
74.Oblt. Fiehn, Helmut +24351941  
75.Fleige, Karl35   
76.Kptlt. Giessler, Hans-Heinrich2931   
77.Gode, Heinrich18XII/39   
78.Oblt. Herwartz, Oskar2635   
79.Oblt. Hirsacker, Heinz +2634   
80.Kandzior, Helmut +2138   
81.Schubart, Albrecht2636   
82.Stahl, Peter-Arthur +2738   
83.KrvKpt. Stockhausen, Hans-Gerrit von +3326   U-13, U-65
84.Kptlt. Lehmann-Willenbrock, Heinrich29312 Jan 1941  U-8, U-5, U-96
85.Oblt. Rosenstiel, Jürgen von +2833   
86.Herglotz, Helmut2238   
87.Ltn. Rosenberg-Gruszczynski, Hans-Achim von +2337a17 Feb 1941  
88.Oblt. Ey, Hans243519 Feb 1941  
89.Oblt. Eckhardt, Hermann +243620 Feb 1941  
90.Wunderlich, Karl +29II/40   
91.Kptlt. Rosenbaum, Helmut +27324 Mar 1941  U-2, U-73
92.Oblt. Folkers, Ulrich +263426 Mar 1941  
93.Falke, Hans20X/3911 Apr 1941  
94.Oblt. Fischel, Unno von +253411 Apr 1941  
95.Ltn. Zwarg, Heinz2337a11 Apr 1941  
96.Bade, Hans-Botho +31X/3912 Apr 1941  
97.Kptlt. Heydemann, Günther273312 Apr 1941  
98.Kptlt. Metzler, Jost323212 Apr 1941  U-69
99.Kptlt. Kentrat, Eitel-Friedrich342813 Apr 1941  U-8, U-74
100.Ltn. Deckert, Horst2237a24 Apr 1941  
101.KrvKpt. Eckermann, Hans352526 Apr 1941  U-20, UA
102.Ltn. Fenn, Heinz-Konrad2237a3 May 1941  
103.Oblt. Henke, Werner +31334 May 1941  
104.Oblt. Mohr, Johann +24344 May 1941  
105.Oblt. Müller-Stöckheim, Günther +27344 May 1941  
106.Oblt. Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen, Walter Freiherr von +25357 May 1941  
107.Ltn. Koitschka, Siegfried2337a8 May 1941  
108.Oblt. Wetjen, Eberhard +2635   U-147
109.KrvKpt. Zapp, Richard372614 May 1941  U-66
110.KrvKpt. Fischer, Hans-Georg332630 May 1941  U-109
111.Kptlt. Gysae, Robert303131 May 1941  U-98
112.Ltn. Leinemann, Hannes32   
113.Oblt. Soden-Fraunhofen, Ulrich Graf von +2735   
114.Oblt. Teichert, Max-Martin +26347 Jun 1941  
115.Oblt. Atzinger, Siegfried243622 Jun 1941  
116.Kptlt. Mützelburg, Rolf +28321 Jul 1941  U-10, U-203
117.Oblt. Bernbeck, Hinrich-Oscar27342 Jul 1941  U-4
118.Kptlt. Hessler, Günter32273 Jul 1941  U-107
119.Kptlt. Bigalk, Gerhard +32337 Jul 1941  U-14, U-751
120.Oblt. Markworth, Friedrich263413 Jul 1941  
121.Ltn. Eichmann, Kurt +2337a21 Jul 1941  
122.Dübler, Rudolf19XII/391 Aug 1941  
123.Oblt. Emmermann, Carl26342 Aug 1941  
124.KrvKpt. Merten, Karl-Friedrich35262 Aug 1941  U-68
125.Oblt. Achilles, Albrecht +27347 Aug 1941  
126.Boldt, Walter19XII/3923 Aug 1941  
127.Ltn. Schroeter, Horst von2237b25 Aug 1941  
128.Bornkessel, Dieter21XII/3926 Aug 1941  
129.Ltn. Eckelmann, Heinz +2537a26 Aug 1941  
130.Oblt. Baur, Götz243527 Aug 1941  
131.Oblt. Dieterichs, Horst +293427 Aug 1941  
132.Oblt. Auffermann, Hans-Jürgen +263428 Aug 1941  U-69
133.Oblt. Baberg, Kurt24361 Sep 1941  U-30
134.Ltn. Krieg, Johann-Otto2237bSep, 1941  
135.Oblt. Opitz, Herbert +2634   U-5, U-206
136.Oblt. Marbach, Karl-Heinz2437a9 Sep 1941  
137.Oblt. Reche, Reinhart25349 Sep 1941  
138.Oblt. Fahr, Theodor +313014 Sep 1941  U-567
139.Breinlinger, Siegfried21XII/3915 Sep 1941  
140.Baden, Hans-Heinrich +263818 Sep 1941  
141.Kptlt. Borchert, Dietrich323320 Sep 1941  U-24, U-566
142.Werner, Herbert A.21XII/3920 Sep 1941  
143.Fabricius, Ludwig20XII/3921 Sep 1941  
144.Kptlt. Krech, Günther273326 Sep 1941  U-558
145.Oblt. Becker, Richard303428 Sep 1941  
146.Oblt. Fiedler, Hans +2636Oct, 1941  
147.Ltn. Coester, Christian-Brandt +2137b2 Oct 1941  
148.Oblt. Struckmeier, Rolf25352 Oct 1941  
149.Oblt. Bürgel, Friedrich24368 Oct 1941  
150.Ltn. Westphalen, Otto21388 Oct 1941  
151.Duis, Hans Diederich19XII/3912 Oct 1941  
152.Boehmer, Wolfgang21XII/3913 Oct 1941  
153.Eisele, Wilhelm3414 Oct 1941  U-57
154.Oblt. Franken, Wilhelm +273515 Oct 1941  
155.Kptlt. Thurmann, Karl +322823 Oct 1941  U-553
156.Oblt. Engel, Hans-Adolf26361 Nov 1941  
157.Düppe, Joachim25I/405 Nov 1941  
158.Oblt. Döhler, Hans-Heinrich +2337a9 Nov 1941  
159.Oblt. Kusch, Oskar-Heinz +2337a10 Nov 1941  
160.Oblt. Curio, Oskar2337a21 Nov 1941  
161.Oblt. Franke, Rudolf Heinz253621 Nov 1941  
162.Oblt. Dangschat, Günther +263522 Nov 1941  
163.Ltn. Christiansen, Uwe213830 Nov 1941  
164.Oblt. Dieterich, Max Bernd273430 Nov 1941  
165.Oblt. Epp, Dietrich +2437a30 Nov 1941  
166.Kptlt. Möhlmann, Helmut28331 Dec 1941  U-143, U-52, U-571
167.Ltn. Böhme, Kurt2437b18 Dec 1941  
168.KrvKpt. Kals, Ernst362418 Dec 1941  U-130
169.Kptlt. Deecke, Joachim +293320 Dec 1941  U-9, U-584
170.Oblt. Bauer, Hermann +243628 Dec 1941  
171.Oblt. Lüdden, Siegfried +253629 Dec 1941  
172.Schüler, Wolf-Harald20X/3931 Dec 1941  
173.Oblt. Zschech, Peter +233631 Dec 1941  
174.Oblt. Bahr, Rudolf +2535Jan, 1942  
175.Dierks, Hans-Joachim18401942  
176.Ltn. Hilbig, Kurt2238   
177.Koch, Heinz +27IV/39   
178.Kühn, Herbert22X/391 Jan 1942  
179.Kptlt. Köhler, Otto3231   U-377
180.Lottner, Ernst21X/39   
181.Ltn. Lührs, Dierk2238   
182.Oblt. Massmann, Hanns-Ferdinand2436   U-137
183.Ltn. Niethmann, Otto2238   
184.KrvKpt. Pauckstadt, Hans3526   U-18, U-12, U-30, U-34
185.Oblt. Pich, Helmuth2734   
186.Sass, Paul-Heinrich +22X/39   
187.Schaeffer, Heinz20XII/39   
188.Kptlt. Schulte, Max-Martin2633   U-9, U-13
189.Säck, Franz32   
190.Oblt. Thäter, Gerhard2536   
191.Oblt. Varendorff, Amelung von +2835   U-213
192.Zahnow, Günter21X/39   
193.Bork, Helmut31VIII/3921 Jan 1942  
194.Oblt. Bertelsmann, Hans-Joachim +253622 Jan 1942  
195.Ltn. Münster, Helmut2537b27 Jan 1942  
196.Kptlt. Borcherdt, Ulrich +32331 Feb 1942  U-8, U-587
197.Kptlt. Degen, Horst283310 Feb 1942  U-701
198.Kptlt. Dommes, Wilhelm343110 Feb 1942  U-431
199.Bergemann, Wilhelm21X/3911 Feb 1942  
200.Oblt. Esch, Dietrich von der +273413 Feb 1942  U-586
201.Oblt. Auffhammer, Leonhard +243616 Feb 1942  
202.Ltn. Pulst, Günther2337b21 Feb 1942  
203.Kptlt. Mengersen, Ernst293325 Feb 1942  U-18, U-143, U-101, U-607
204.Kptlt. Schlippenbach, Egon Reiner Freiherr von273425 Feb 1942  U-121, U-453
205.Kptlt. Clausen, Heinz-Ehlert323626 Feb 1942  U-403
206.Ltn. Dauter, Helmut2237bMar 1942  
207.Oblt. Eickstedt, Wolfgang von26355 Mar 1942  
208.Kptlt. Piening, Adolf Cornelius313013 Mar 1942  U-155
209.Kptlt. Hartenstein, Werner +342817 Mar 1942  U-156
210.Oblt. Bahn, Rolf243624 Mar 1942  
211.Kptlt. Heyse, Ulrich353224 Mar 1942  U-128
212.Kptlt. Würdemann, Erich +283326 Mar 1942  U-506
213.Oblt. Christophersen, Erwin +263627 Mar 1942  
214.Ltn. Dahlhaus, Eberhard +213827 Mar 1942  
215.Kptlt. Berger, Joachim +283428 Mar 1942  U-87
216.Kptlt. Kelbling, Gerd263430 Mar 1942  U-593
217.Kptlt. Feiler, Gerhard32331 Apr 1942  U-653
218.Oblt. Petersen, Kurt2536   
219.Mangold, Ernst24XII/392 Apr 1942  
220.KrvKpt. Poske, Hans-Georg Friedrich37232 Apr 1942  U-504
221.Oblt. Bender, Werner +25363 Apr 1942  U-152
222.Bensel, Rolf Rüdiger18406 Apr 1942  
223.Oblt. Bugs, Hans-Helmuth +2537a6 Apr 1942  
224.Kptlt. Bülow, Otto von30306 Apr 1942  U-3, U-404
225.Ltn. Ferro, Otto +314014 Apr 1942  
226.Kptlt. Strelow, Siegfried +313115 Apr 1942  U-435
227.Oblt. Blum, Otto-Ulrich253618 Apr 1942  
228.Oblt. Zorn, Rudolf +2437b20 Apr 1942  
229.Ltn. Bortfeldt, Karl-Hermann21X/3921 Apr 1942  
230.Kptlt. Brodda, Heinrich +383321 Apr 1942  U-209
231.Ltn. Bartke, Erwin +334022 Apr 1942  
232.Baumgärtel, Friedrich194024 Apr 1942  
233.Kptlt. Borm, Carl303324 Apr 1942  U-592
234.Kptlt. Seibicke, Günther +303224 Apr 1942  U-436
235.Ltn. Bitter, Georg von +21X/3929 Apr 1942  
236.Stoeffler, Otto32XI/39   
237.Kptlt. Bohmann, Heino +28344 May 1942  U-88
238.Oblt. Brosin, Hans-Günther +253615 May 1942  
239.Ltn. Stuckmann, Hermann +21X/3915 May 1942  
240.Ltn. Duppel, Martin223822 May 1942  
241.Kptlt. Cremer, Peter-Erich313226 May 1942  U-152, U-333
242.Kptlt. Bielfeld, Heinz +25341 Jun 1942  U-703
243.Ltn. Niemeyer, Heinrich31X/39   
244.Oblt. Nordheimer, Hubert2536   
245.Purkhold, Hubertus26   U-30, U-14, U-260
246.Oblt. Börner, Hans-Joachim +2337b4 Jun 1942  
247.KrvKpt. Schacht, Harro +34266 Jun 1942  U-507
248.Oblt. Carlewitz, Dietrich von +25367 Jun 1942  
249.Ltn. Brockmann, Karl +27IV/398 Jun 1942  UC-1
250.Budzyn, Sigmund26V/4115 Jun 1942  
251.Ltn. Dobberstein, Erich +223815 Jun 1942  
252.Ahlefeld, Hunold194026 Jun 1942  
253.Oblt. (R) Barleben, Curt +3328 Jun 1942  
254.Ltn. Hinrichs, Otto2836   
255.Kptlt. Rostin, Erwin + (posthumous)34321 Jul 1942  U-158
256.Ltn. Erdmann, Dieter22382 Jul 1942  
257.Oblt. Carlsen, Claus-Peter2237b6 Jul 1942  
258.Oblt. Schroeteler, Heinrich-Andreas26366 Jul 1942  
259.Beckmann, Heinz +29X/399 Jul 1942  
260.Oblt. Bühring, Hans-Jürgen2237b10 Jul 1942  
261.Kptlt. Baume, Günter La +312922 Jul 1942  U-355
262.Kptlt. Witt, Hans-Ludwig322923 Aug 1942  U-161, U-129
263.Oblt. Büchler, Rudolf +2636Aug 1942  
264.Johannsen, Hans32Sept, 1942  
265.Ltn. Peters, Gerhard20XII/39   
266.KrvKpt. Brandenburg, Karl +36248 Sep 1942  U-457
267.Ltn. Deiring, Hugo223810 Sep 1942  
268.Oblt. Blauert, Hans-Jörg +2437b   
269.Kptlt. Mehl, Waldemar283322 Sep 1942  U-62, U-72, U-371
270.Kptlt. Zurmühlen, Bernhard +333323 Sep 1942  U-600
271.Oblt. Brasack, Paul2637a24 Sep 1942  
272.Brückner, Werner2627 Sep 1942  
273.Oblt. Brünner, Joachim +2337b27 Sep 1942  
274.Oblt. Borger, Wolfgang +29364 Oct 1942  
275.Kptlt. Jahn, Gunter32316 Oct 1942  U-596
276.Kptlt. Brandi, Albrecht28358 Oct 1942  U-617
277.KrvKpt. Fechner, Otto +36248 Oct 1942  U-164
278.Oblt. Borchardt, Gustav +2537b15 Oct 1942  
279.Buhr, Johann de +3034/4015 Oct 1942  
280.Kptlt. Diggins, Kurt303416 Oct 1942  U-458
281.Kptlt. Bruns, Heinrich +303118 Oct 1942  U-175
282.Oblt. Brammer, Herbert +28XI/3720 Oct 1942  
283.Kptlt. Deetz, Friedrich +263525 Oct 1942  U-757
284.Oblt. Becker, Klaus-Helmuth +24365 Nov 1942  
285.Oblt. Franze, Joachim2437a11 Nov 1942  
286.Ltn. Fischer, Ernst21X/3916 Nov 1942  
287.Ltn. Sieder, Heinz +223816 Nov 1942  
288.Ltn. Dobbert, Max32X/3817 Nov 1942  
289.Ltn. Becker, Klaus22X/3918 Nov 1942  
290.Ltn. Blischke, Heinz +233823 Nov 1942  
291.Ltn. Ackermann, Wolf21X/3927 Nov 1942  
292.Ltn. Eberbach, Heinz-Eugen21X/3927 Nov 1942  
293.Oblt. Benker, Hans +253630 Nov 1942  U-80, U-625
294.Oblt. Bentzien, Heinz +2537b9 Dec 1942  
295.Oblt. Albrecht, Rolf Heinrich Fritz2237b12 Dec 1942  
296.Oblt. Fenski, Horst-Arno2437b13 Dec 1942  U-34
297.KrvKpt. Czygan, Werner +382514 Dec 1942  U-118
298.Ltn. Ballert, Rene22XII/3919 Dec 1942  
299.Oblt. Andersen, Klaus2437b22 Dec 1942  
300.Kptlt. Maus, August273426 Dec 1942  U-185
301.Oblt. Davidson, Heinz von2437a27 Dec 1942  
302.Ltn. Dingler, Gottfried20XII/3929 Dec 1942  
303.Kptlt. Eppen, Günter +303330 Dec 1942  U-519
304.KrvKpt. Neitzel, Karl4123Dec, 1942  U-510
305.KrvKpt. Hopman, Rolf-Heinrich +3626   U-405
306.Kptlt. Karpf, Hans +2635   U-10, U-632
307.Oblt. Hagenau, Karl-Heinz2337b5 Jan 1943  
308.Ltn. Altmeier, Friedrich22387 Jan 1943  
309.KrvKpt. Engelmann, Kurt-Eduard +39237 Jan 1943  U-163
310.Oblt. Dültgen, Gert +2437b9 Jan 1943  
311.Zapf, Werner +273613 Jan 1943  
312.Bosüner, Harald2914 Jan 1943  
313.Ltn. Angermann, Walter204019 Jan 1943  
314.Oblt. Schramm, Joachim +263624 Jan 1943  
315.Ltn. Arco-Zinneberg, Ulrich-Philipp Graf von und zu25X/3927 Jan 1943  
316.Ltn. Conrad, Gerhard +20XII/394 Feb 1943  
317.Oblt. Schöneboom, Dietrich +2537a12 Feb 1943  U-58, U-431
318.Ltn. Aust, Eduard +22X/3919 Feb 1943  
319.Kptlt. Dierksen, Reiner +343319 Feb 1943  U-176
320.Oblt. Eick, Alfred2637a19 Feb 1943  
321.Oblt. Ehrich, Heinz +2337b25 Feb 1943  
322.Oblt. Basse, Georg-Wilhelm +2536Mar, 1943  U-339
323.Kptlt. Drewitz, Hans-Joachim +35324 Mar 1943  U-525
324.Kptlt. Borchers, Rolf293311 Mar 1943  U-149, U-226
325.Ltn. Baltz, Rudolf223827 Mar 1943  
326.Oblt. Damerow, Wolf-Dietrich +2337b27 Mar 1943  
327.Ltn. Cranz, Wilhelm +27X/394 Apr 1943  
328.Kptlt. Brünning, Herbert27359 Apr 1943  U-137, U-642
329.Oblt. Balke, Diethelm2337b3 May 1943  
330.Oblt. (R) Hensellek, Ortwin31396 May 1943  
331.Oblt. Brauel, Wilhelm2837b7 May 1943  
332.Breun, Gerhard23IV/4014 May 1943  
333.Oblt. Lehsten, Detlef von2537b   
334.Oblt. Lehmann, Hans273827 May 1943  
335.Kptlt. Manke, Rolf +2735   U-358
336.Hoß, Hans Julius21   
337.Ltn. Dobenecker, Günter214029 Jun 1943  
338.Kptlt. Bode, Thilo2536Jul 1943  
339.Oblt. Balduhn, Ernst-Ludwig233817 Jul 1943  
340.Ltn. Feindt, Hans-Arend21XII/3917 Jul 1943  
341.Ltn. Arendt, Rudolf204023 Jul 1943  
342.Oblt. (R) Frerks, Paul35XI/392 Sep 1943  U-66
343.Becker, Philipp21405 Sep 1943  
344.Oblt. Luther, Otto2537b   U-135
345.Ltn. Ackermann, Paul23XII/392 Oct 1943  
346.Ltn. Dähne, Wolfgang22XII/3911 Oct 1943  
347.Ltn. Faust, Erich +22XII/3912 Oct 1943  
348.Oblt. Drescher, Günther243824 Oct 1943  
349.Oblt. Dick, Hans-Peter22X/3928 Oct 1943  
350.Beckmann, Hans25X/39Nov 1943  
351.Bischoff, Gustav +27X/3918 Nov 1943  
352.Ltn. Czekowski, Martin214029 Nov 1943  
353.Oblt. (R) Abel, Dr. Ulrich +31X/39Dec, 1943  
354.Ltn. Benthin, Karl-Dietrich22402 Dec 1943  
355.Oblt. Dobinsky, Hans-Jürgen21XII/392 Dec 1943  
356.Ltn. Anschütz, Hans-Helmut20V/414 Dec 1943  
357.Oblt. Block, Helmut +28381944  U-771
358.Oblt. Callsen, Peter32XI/391944  
359.Kptlt. Brans, Hans-Joachim +28359 Jan 1944  U-801
360.Oblt. Dunkelberg, Hans2537b17 Jan 1944  U-716
361.Kptlt. Schrewe, Peter +30341 Feb 1944  U-378, U-591, U-537
362.Kptlt. Steinhoff, Friedrich +34341 Feb 1944  U-511
363.Kptlt. Tillessen, Hans-Rutger30341 Feb 1944  U-516
364.Ltn. Braun, Kurt20V/4128 Mar 1944  
365.Baumann, Heinz2240May, 1944  
366.Oblt. Burmeister, Walter +2537b23 May 1944  
367.Ltn. Augustin, Hans-Eckart20V/411944  
368.FrgKpt. Freiwald, Kurt37251944  U-21, U-7, U-33, U-181
369.Oblt. Blaich, Ferdinand32I/40Sep 1944  
370.Oblt. (R) Breckwoldt, Friedrich32IX/3918 Sep 1944  U-679
371.Oblt. Bornhaupt, Konrad +2437b19 Sep 1944  U-285
372.Rasch, Karl-Heinz +30X/387 Oct 1944  U-296
373.Oblt. Besold, Heinrich24X/3929 Oct 1944  
374.Oblt. Baldus, Hugo23X/3919 Nov 1944  U-773
375.Oblt. Emde, Bernhard2737aDec 1944  U-248, U-299
376.Burghagen, Walter534/1112 Dec 1944  U-219
377.Kptlt. Mannesmann, Gert +3433   U-545, U-2502
378.Kptlt. Thomsen, Rolf29363 Jan 1945  U-1202
379.Kptlt. Grau, Peter-Ottmar29341 Feb 1945  U-46, U-601, U-872, U-3015
380.Kptlt. Hartmann, Götz von31341 Feb 1945  U-555, U-563, U-441
381.Kptlt. Herbschleb, Karl-Heinz34341 Feb 1945  U-21, U-354
382.Kptlt. Hinsch, Hans-Peter30341 Feb 1945  U-4, U-140, U-569
383.Kptlt. Hornbostel, Klaus2834Feb, 1945  U-806
384.Kptlt. Kessler, Horst Wilhelm30341 Feb 1945  U-704, U-985
385.Kptlt. Manseck, Helmut30341 Feb 1945  U-143, U-758, U-3002, U-3007
386.Kptlt. Pfeffer, Günther30341 Feb 1945  U-67, U-171, U-170, U-548
387.Kptlt. Praetorius, Friedrich-Hermann40341 Feb 1945  U-135
388.Kptlt. Schultz, Karl-Otto + (posthumous)30341 Feb 1945  U-34, U-216
389.Kptlt. Schünemann, Horst31341 Feb 1945  U-62, U-621
390.Kptlt. Siemon, Hilmar +29341 Feb 1945  U-334
391.Kptlt. Sporn, Wolfgang32341 Feb 1945  U-439
392.Kptlt. Wintermeyer, Max31341 Feb 1945  U-62, U-190
393.Kptlt. Zetzsche, Hans-Jürgen29341 Feb 1945  U-20, U-8, U-4, U-560, U-591, U-378, U-591
394.Kpt. Dobratz, Kurt402215 Feb 1945  U-1232
395.KrvKpt. Hechler, Ernst372927 Feb 1945  U-870
396.Oblt. Bruder, Hermann24XII/39Mar 1945  U-1058
397.Oblt. Barschkis, Hans-Heinrich25XII/3912 Apr 1945  U-2321
398.Oblt. Bartsch, Hans-Jürgen24XII/39May, 1945  U-18, U-17

398 U-boat Commanders decorated with U-boat War Badge 1939 (U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen 1939) 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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