Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||29 Nov 1921|| ||Darmstadt|
|Died ||Jan 2002||(80)|
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|1 Dec 1939|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Nov 1940|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Nov 1941|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 May 1942|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Dec 1943|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
This man did not actually take official command of a U-boat but he had gone through all the motions (training, experience etc.) of commanding one.
Patrol info for Freimut Richter
This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.
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.