Hans-Jürgen Radke

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  10 Jan 1916 Kiel
Died  14 Dec 1941(25)Danzig

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5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
25 Sep 1935 Seekadett
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-148 28 Dec 1940 14 Sep 1941   No war patrols 
U-657 8 Oct 1941 14 Dec 1941  (+)  No war patrols 

Hans-Jürgen Radke suffered an accidental death when he inhaled poisonous fumes onboard the Black Prince at Danzig (Busch & Röll, 1999).

Patrol info for Hans-Jürgen Radke

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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