Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,134 GRT
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 1,370 tons
|Born||9 Jul 1921||Blankenese, Hamburg|
|Died||13 Oct 1991||(70)||Neustadt am Titisee, Germany|
|U-1223||Mar, 1944||28 Apr 1945||1 patrol (119 days)|
Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.
Patrol info for Albert Kneip
|1.||U-1223||6 Aug 1944||Kiel||8 Aug 1944||Horten||3 days|
|2.||U-1223||14 Aug 1944||Horten||17 Aug 1944||Bergen||4 days|
|3.||U-1223||28 Aug 1944||Bergen||24 Dec 1944||Kristiansand||Patrol 1,||119 days|
Ships hit by Albert Kneip
|Date||U-boat||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy|
|14 Oct 1944||U-1223||HMCS Magog (K 673) (t.)||1,370||ca||ONS-33G|
|2 Nov 1944||U-1223||Fort Thompson (d.)||7,134||br|
1 ship sunk (1,370 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,134 tons).
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