Kurt Eichmann

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  11 Oct 1917 Mühlheim, Ruhr
Died  15 Nov 1942(25)Gibraltar

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See


21 Jul 1941 U-boat War Badge 1939
23 Oct 1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class

U-boat Commands

U-151 16 Nov 1941 Sep, 1942   No war patrols 
U-98 Oct, 1942 15 Nov 1942  (+)  1 patrol (25 days) 

Patrol info for Kurt Eichmann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-98 22 Oct 1942  St. Nazaire ?  15 Nov 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,25 days

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

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