Eberhard Greger

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 35)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 15,060 GRT

Born  15 Sep 1915 Lieberose, Niederlausitz, Germany
Died  14 Apr 1942(26)off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina


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

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-85 7 Jun 1941 14 Apr 1942  (+)  4 patrols (137 days) 

Patrol info for Eberhard Greger

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-85 28 Aug 1941  Trondheim  18 Sep 1941  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,22 days
2. U-85 11 Oct 1941  St. Nazaire  13 Oct 1941  Lorient   3 days
3. U-85 16 Oct 1941  Lorient  27 Nov 1941  Lorient  Patrol 2,43 days
4. U-85 8 Jan 1942  Lorient  23 Feb 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 3,47 days
5. U-85 21 Mar 1942  St. Nazaire  14 Apr 1942  Sunk  Patrol 4,25 days
4 patrols, 137 days at sea

Ships hit by Eberhard Greger

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
10 Sep 1941U-85 Thistleglen4,748brSC-42
 
9 Feb 1942U-85 Empire Fusilier5,408brON-60
10 Apr 1942U-85 Chr. Knudsen4,904nw
 15,060

3 ships sunk (15,060 tons).

Legend
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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

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