Kurt Sturm

Fregattenkapitän (Crew 25)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 9,661 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,200 GRT

Born  30 Jan 1906 Brandenburg, Havel
Died  3 Nov 1987(81)


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Ranks

1 Apr 1927 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1931 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Oct 1935 Kapitänleutnant
1 Jan 1940 Korvettenkapitän
1 Oct 1943 Fregattenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-410 23 Feb 1942 4 Feb 1943   2 patrols (96 days) 
U-167 5 Feb 1943 6 Apr 1943   1 patrol (39 days) 
U-547 16 Jun 1943 18 Apr 1944   1 patrol (61 days) 

Patrol info for Kurt Sturm

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-410 27 Aug 1942  Kiel  28 Oct 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,63 days
2. U-410 3 Dec 1942  St. Nazaire  4 Jan 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,33 days
3. U-167 27 Feb 1943  Lorient  6 Apr 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,39 days
4. U-547 25 Dec 1943  Kiel  23 Feb 1944  Lorient  Patrol 4,61 days
4 patrols, 196 days at sea

Ships hit by Kurt Sturm

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
15 Oct 1942U-410 Newton Pine4,212brONS-136
 
17 Mar 1943U-167 Molly Pitcher (d.)7,200amUGS-6
28 Mar 1943U-167 Lagosian5,449brRS-3
 16,861

2 ships sunk (9,661 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,200 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders