Bernhard Jaek

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  14 Oct 1918 Zlotnitz, Posen
Died  6 Sep 2000(81)Heiligenhafen, Germany

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
28 Jun 1938 Kadett der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 May 1940 Leutnant der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Jan 1945 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-3044 27 Mar 1945 25 Apr 1945   No war patrols 

Jaek began his career in the weapons branch before transferring to being a line officer.

Patrol info for Bernhard Jaek

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

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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