Jürgen Vockel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  10 Jan 1916 Berlin
Died  30 Mar 1945(29)Hamburg, Germany

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1 Oct 1940 Offiziersanwärter
1 Aug 1941 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1942 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1943 Leutnant zur See
1 Nov 1944 Oberleutnant zur See


27 Feb 1944 U-boat War Badge 1939
1944 Iron Cross 2nd Class

U-boat Commands

U-2336 30 Sep 1944 30 Mar 1945  (+)  No war patrols 

Oblt. Jürgen Vockel died in an air raid on the city of Hamburg. His boat, U-2336, was taken over the next day by Kplt. Emil Klusmeier who lost his boat, U-2340, in the same attack (Busch & Röll, 1999).

Patrol info for Jürgen Vockel

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

About ranks and decorations
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Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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