Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)
|Born||12 Sep 1912|
|Died||11 Jul 1968||(55)||Gran Canaria, Spain|
|U-439||20 Dec 1941||17 Feb 1943||2 patrols (49 days)|
Wolfgang Sporn was a former merchant marine officer (Rust, 2009).
Rust, E. (2009) E-mail correspondence. Author of Naval Officers under Hitler.
Patrol info for Wolfgang Sporn
|1.||U-439||12 Nov 1942||Kiel||24 Dec 1942||Brest||Patrol 1,||43 days|
|2.||U-439||28 Jan 1943||Brest||2 Feb 1943||Brest||Patrol 2,||6 days|
|2 patrols, 49 days at sea|
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.