Leopold Koch

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  15 Sep 1918 Sohlbach, Siegerland
Died  20 Apr 1945(26)

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-382 1 Apr 1943 14 Nov 1943   2 patrols (98 days) 

Leopold Koch died in a land-mine explosion on 20 April 1945 (Busch & Röll, 1999).

Patrol info for Leopold Koch

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-258 10 Jan 1943  La Pallice  4 Mar 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 1,54 days
2. U-382 8 Apr 1943  Lorient  24 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,17 days
3. U-382 19 Jun 1943  St. Nazaire  7 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 3,81 days
3 patrols, 152 days at sea

Ships hit by Leopold Koch

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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.

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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