Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||16 Feb 1919|| |
|Died ||2 Jan 2011||(91)||Detmold, Germany|
Kriegsmarine Crew photo
|9 Oct 1937||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Apr 1939||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Mar 1940||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 May 1940||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Apr 1942||Oberleutnant zur See|
|1 Jan 1945||Kapitänleutnant|
|U-3514 ||6 May 1945 ||8 May 1945 || No war patrols |
Ships hit by Klaus Willeke
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.