Claus Korth (7 November 1911 – 24 January 1988) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and commander of U-57 and U-93. He is also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Claus Korth is credited with the sinking of thirteen ships for a total of 54,584 tons of Allied merchant shipping, including the RMS Durham Castle by mine. He was one of 40 survivors of the Niobe sinking on 26 July 1932.

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  • Claus Korth (* 7. November 1911 in Berlin; † 24. Januar 1988 in Kiel) war ein deutscher Marineoffizier, U-Boot-Kommandant und Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Am Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs war er Korvettenkapitän. Bei der Bundesmarine erreichte er den Dienstgrad eines Kapitäns zur See. (de)
  • Клаус Корт (нем. Claus Korth; 7 ноября 1911, Берлин — 25 января 1988, Киль) — немецкий офицер-подводник, корветтен-капитан (1 января 1944 года). (ru)
  • Claus Korth (7 November 1911 – 24 January 1988) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and commander of U-57 and U-93. He is also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Claus Korth is credited with the sinking of thirteen ships for a total of 54,584 tons of Allied merchant shipping, including the RMS Durham Castle by mine. He was one of 40 survivors of the Niobe sinking on 26 July 1932. (en)
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  • (to 1933)
  • (to 1945)
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  • 1911-11-7
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  • 1988-1-24
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  • Marine-Torpedo-Versuchsstation
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  • Biography
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  • Submarine
  • World War II
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  • German World War II U-boat commander (en)
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  • Claus Korth (* 7. November 1911 in Berlin; † 24. Januar 1988 in Kiel) war ein deutscher Marineoffizier, U-Boot-Kommandant und Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Am Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs war er Korvettenkapitän. Bei der Bundesmarine erreichte er den Dienstgrad eines Kapitäns zur See. (de)
  • Клаус Корт (нем. Claus Korth; 7 ноября 1911, Берлин — 25 января 1988, Киль) — немецкий офицер-подводник, корветтен-капитан (1 января 1944 года). (ru)
  • Claus Korth (7 November 1911 – 24 January 1988) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and commander of U-57 and U-93. He is also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Claus Korth is credited with the sinking of thirteen ships for a total of 54,584 tons of Allied merchant shipping, including the RMS Durham Castle by mine. He was one of 40 survivors of the Niobe sinking on 26 July 1932. (en)
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  • Claus Korth (de)
  • Корт, Клаус (ru)
  • Claus Korth (en)
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