Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||17 Feb 1911|| ||Karlsruhe|
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|3 Apr 1936|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|10 Sep 1936|| ||Seekadett|
|1 May 1937|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Jul 1938|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Oct 1938|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Oct 1940|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|1 Feb 1943|| ||Kapitänleutnant|
|U-155 ||Dec, 1944 ||20 Apr 1945 || No war patrols |
Ships hit by Erwin Witte
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.