Baberg, Kurt

    Date of birth:
    February 23rd, 1917 (Duisburg-Ruhrort/Rhineprovince, Germany)
    Date of death:
    March 31st, 2003
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    During six opeartional sails (380 days at sea) Kurt Baberg sunk 3 ships with a total tonnage of 15,788 BRT.

    Career:
    1936: Reichsmarine;
    April 23rd, 1941 - March 9th, 1942: Kommandant "U 30";
    April 16th, 1942 - April 15th, 1944: Kommandant "U 618";
    April 26th, 1945 - May 5th, 1945: Kommandant "U 827";
    May 5th, 1945 - December 3rd, 1945: POW.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 1st, 1941
    U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Kommandant, "U 618", 7. Unterseebootsflottille, Kriegsmarine
    Awarded on:
    January 14th, 1944
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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