Friedrich Altmeier

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)


Successes
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 1,370 tons

Born  16 Jul 1920 Mettlach, Saar
Died   2007(86)Nordheide, Germany


Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
31 Aug 1942 Fleet War Badge
7 Jan 1943 U-boat War Badge 1939
1943 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-1227 8 Dec 1943 10 Apr 1945   1 patrol (104 days) 
U-155 21 Apr 1945 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Friedrich Altmeier


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1227 31 Aug 1944  Kiel  2 Sep 1944  Horten   3 days
2. U-1227 5 Sep 1944  Horten  6 Sep 1944  Marviken   2 days
3. U-1227 7 Sep 1944  Marviken  10 Sep 1944  Bergen   4 days
4. U-1227 14 Sep 1944  Bergen  26 Dec 1944  Bergen  Patrol 1,104 days
5. U-1227 27 Dec 1944  Bergen  29 Dec 1944  Marviken   3 days
6. U-1227 2 Jan 1945  Marviken  4 Jan 1945  Flensburg   3 days

Ships hit by Friedrich Altmeier

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
4 Oct 1944U-1227 HMCS Chebogue (K 317) (t.)1,370caONS-33
 1,370

1 ship sunk (1,370 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).


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.

Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders