Volkmar Schwartzkopff

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  25 Apr 1914 Halle, Saale
Died  30 Oct 1942(28)Newfoundland

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Feb 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-520 19 May 1942 30 Oct 1942  (+)  1 patrol (28 days) 

Patrol info for Volkmar Schwartzkopff

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-520 3 Oct 1942  Kiel  30 Oct 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,28 days

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.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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