Carl Borm

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 33)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 3,770 GRT

Born  10 Aug 1911 Hamburg
Died  19 May 1995(83)


Ranks

1 Apr 1933 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1936 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1938 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1941 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Minesweeper War Badge
24 Apr 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
1942 Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-592 16 Oct 1941 24 Jul 1943   8 patrols (230 days) 

As an experienced officer in the merchant navy who had rounded Cape Horn six times on the four-masted square-rigger PASSAT, attended navigation school at Hamburg, and served as watch officer on several other vessels, Carl Born joined Crew 33 after basic instruction in Crew 34.

(There is an international association for seamen who have rounded Cape Horn - Amicale Internationale Des Captaines Au Long Cours).

Patrol info for Carl Borm


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-592 19 Feb 1942  Hamburg  23 Feb 1942  Helgoland   5 days
2. U-592 3 Mar 1942  Helgoland  23 Mar 1942  Bergen  Patrol 1,21 days
3. U-592 1 Apr 1942  Bergen  23 Apr 1942  Bergen  Patrol 2,23 days
4. U-592 20 May 1942  Bergen  23 May 1942  Hamburg   4 days
5. U-592 5 Jul 1942  Hamburg  5 Jul 1942  Kiel   1 days
6. U-592 11 Jul 1942  Kiel  14 Jul 1942  Bergen   4 days
7. U-592 17 Jul 1942  Bergen  14 Aug 1942  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 3,29 days
8. U-592 10 Sep 1942  Skjomenfjord  28 Sep 1942  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 4,19 days
9. U-592 7 Oct 1942  Skjomenfjord  19 Oct 1942  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 5,13 days
10. U-592 9 Nov 1942  Skjomenfjord  15 Dec 1942  Narvik  Patrol 6,37 days
11. U-592 16 Dec 1942  Narvik  18 Dec 1942  Bergen   3 days
12. U-592 9 Mar 1943  Bergen  18 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 7,41 days
13. U-592 29 May 1943  St. Nazaire  14 Jul 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 8,47 days
8 patrols, 230 days at sea

Ships hit by Carl Borm

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
14 Oct 1942U-592 Shchors [Mine]3,770sj
 3,770

1 ship sunk (3,770 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.


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