Jürgen Krueger

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 9,136 GRT

Born  16 Jul 1918 Berlin
Died  17 Oct 1943(25)Cape Farewell


Ranks

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

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-141 30 Nov 1941 15 Jun 1942   No war patrols 
U-631 16 Jul 1942 17 Oct 1943  (+)  3 patrols (145 days) 

Last name spelled Krüger in the 1937 Rangliste but then Krueger in the 1938 and 1941 Ranglisten.

Patrol info for Jürgen Krueger

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-631 19 Dec 1942  Kiel  4 Feb 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,48 days
2. U-631 6 Mar 1943  Brest  11 May 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,67 days
3. U-631 18 Sep 1943  Brest  17 Oct 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,30 days
3 patrols, 145 days at sea

Ships hit by Jürgen Krueger

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
29 Dec 1942U-631 Ingerfem3,978nwONS-156
 
17 Mar 1943U-631 Terkoelei5,158nlHX-229
 9,136

2 ships sunk (9,136 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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