Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||5 Jan 1915|| ||Lippstadt|
|Died ||4 Jan 1991||(75)|
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|5 Apr 1935|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Apr 1936|| ||Fähnrich des Marinewaffenwesen|
|1 Jan 1938|| ||Oberfähnrich des Marinewaffenwesen|
|1 Apr 1938|| ||Leutnant des Marinewaffenwesen|
|1 Oct 1939|| ||Oberleutnant des Marinewaffenwesen|
|1 Apr 1943|| ||Kapitänleutnant|
|U-1234 ||19 Apr 1944 ||14 May 1944 || No war patrols |
|U-3004 ||30 Aug 1944 ||13 Mar 1945 || No war patrols |
Thurmann began his career as a weapons branch officer specializing in mines. He became a line officer in 1943.
Ships hit by Helmut Thurmann
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.