Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 9,393 tons
1 warship damaged, total tonnage 1,300 tons
|Born||3 Jul 1917||Danzig|
|Died||29 May 1944||(26)||south-west of Madeira|
|U-549||14 Jul 1943||29 May 1944 (+)||2 patrols (92 days)|
Patrol info for Detlev Krankenhagen
|1.||U-549||11 Jan 1944||Kiel||26 Mar 1944||Lorient||Patrol 1,||76 days|
|2.||U-549||14 May 1944||Lorient||29 May 1944||Sunk||Patrol 2,||16 days|
|2 patrols, 92 days at sea|
Ships hit by Detlev Krankenhagen
|Date||U-boat||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy|
|29 May 1944||U-549||USS Block Island (CVE 21)||9,393||am|
|29 May 1944||U-549||USS Barr (DE 576) (d.)||1,300||am|
1 ship sunk (9,393 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,300 tons).
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.
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