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Dültgen, Gert

Date of birth:
September 1st, 1918 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
December 13th, 1943 (Northwest of Cape Ortegal/Galicia, Spain)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

During one opearational sail (52 days at sea), Gert Dültgen did ont sink a ship. He was killed in action when his ship was sunk by aircraft of No. 53 Squadron, Royal Air Force on December 13th, 1943, at 45.45N / 09.38W, Northwest of Cape Ortegal.

Promotions:
April 1st, 1942: Oberleutnant zur See.

Career:
1937: in dienst Kriegsmarine;
?: I. Wachoffizier "U 508;
April 24th, 1943 - December 13th, 1943: Kommandant "U 391".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See
Awarded on:
January 9th, 1943
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)