Helmut Block

Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (entry, Jahrgang 38)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  3 Apr 1915 Bremen
Died  11 Nov 1944(29)Norwegian Sea


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Ranks

1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve

Decorations

18 Mar 1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class
24 Mar 1941 Minesweeper War Badge
12 Mar 1943 Blockade runner badge
1944 U-boat War Badge 1939
3 Jan 1945 Iron Cross 1st Class (posthumous)

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-771 18 Nov 1943 11 Nov 1944  (+)  2 patrols (54 days) 

Patrol info for Helmut Block

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-771 27 May 1944  Kiel  30 May 1944  Hatvik   4 days
2. U-771 2 Jun 1944  Hatvik  2 Jun 1944  Bergen   1 days
3. U-771 19 Jun 1944  Bergen  20 Jun 1944  Stavanger   2 days
4. U-771 21 Jun 1944  Stavanger  15 Jul 1944  Bergen  Patrol 1,25 days
5. U-771 26 Jul 1944  Bergen  28 Jul 1944  Trondheim   3 days
6. U-771 29 Jul 1944  Trondheim  1 Aug 1944  Stavanger   4 days
7. U-771 2 Aug 1944  Stavanger  3 Aug 1944  Kristiansand   2 days
8. U-771 5 Aug 1944  Kristiansand  6 Aug 1944  Bergen   2 days
9. U-771 27 Sep 1944  Bergen  30 Sep 1944  Bogenbucht   4 days
10. U-771 2 Oct 1944  Bogenbucht  4 Oct 1944  Hammerfest   3 days
11. U-771 14 Oct 1944  Hammerfest  11 Nov 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,29 days
2 patrols, 54 days at sea

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders