Karl-Wilhelm Pancke

Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (entry, Jahrgang 38)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 2,095 GRT
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 500 GRT

Born  4 Oct 1915 Husum
Died  19 Mar 1987(71)


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Ranks

1 Aug 1943 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-242 14 Aug 1943 Feb, 1945   6 patrols (76 days) 

Patrol info for Karl-Wilhelm Pancke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-242 21 May 1944  Kiel  25 May 1944  Stavanger   5 days
2. U-242 8 Jun 1944  Stavanger  26 Jun 1944  Bergen  Patrol 1,19 days
3. U-242 27 Jun 1944  Bergen  27 Jun 1944  Stavanger   1 days
4. U-242 28 Jun 1944  Stavanger  28 Jun 1944  Kristiansand   1 days
5. U-242 29 Jun 1944  Kristiansand  1 Jul 1944  Kiel   3 days
6. U-242 11 Jul 1944  Kiel  14 Jul 1944  Reval   4 days
7. U-242 16 Jul 1944  Reval  16 Jul 1944  Helsinki   1 days
8. U-242 17 Jul 1944  Helsinki  20 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel  Patrol 2,4 days
9. U-242 21 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel  23 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel  Patrol 2,3 days
10. U-242 24 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel  26 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel  Patrol 2,3 days
11. U-242 26 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel  30 Jul 1944  Grand Hotel  Patrol 2,5 days
12. U-242 1 Aug 1944  Grand Hotel  1 Aug 1944  Helsinki  Patrol 2,1 days
13. U-242 23 Aug 1944  Helsinki  26 Aug 1944  Grand Hotel  Patrol 3,4 days
14. U-242 29 Aug 1944  Grand Hotel  1 Sep 1944  Grand Hotel  Patrol 3,4 days
15. U-242 3 Sep 1944  Grand Hotel  3 Sep 1944  Reval  Patrol 3,1 days
16. U-242 12 Sep 1944  Reval  12 Sep 1944  Baltisch Port   1 days
17. U-242 21 Sep 1944  Baltisch Port  28 Sep 1944  Windau  Patrol 4,8 days
18. U-242 30 Sep 1944  Windau  2 Oct 1944  Pillau   3 days
19. U-242 5 Oct 1944  Pillau  9 Oct 1944  Pillau  Patrol 5,5 days
20. U-242 10 Oct 1944  Pillau  11 Oct 1944  Danzig   2 days
21. U-242 12 Jan 1945  Danzig  30 Jan 1945  Kiel  Patrol 6,19 days
6 patrols, 76 days at sea

Ships hit by Karl-Wilhelm Pancke

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
25 Aug 1944U-242 KKO-2600sj
25 Aug 1944U-242 VRD-96 Del´fin500sj
28 Oct 1944U-242 Rigel [Mine]1,495fi
 2,595

3 ships sunk (2,595 tons).

Legend
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[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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