Friedrich-Wilhelm Sons

Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (entry, Jahrgang I/40)


Successes
1 warship damaged, total tonnage 56 tons

Born  14 Aug 1910 Wienmoos, Flensburg
Died  27 Nov 1944(34)Gulf of Finland


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Ranks

1 Jul 1943 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-479 27 Oct 1943 27 Nov 1944  (+)  5 patrols (95 days) 

Patrol info for Friedrich-Wilhelm Sons

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-479 9 Jun 1944  Kiel  10 Jun 1944  Arendal   2 days
2. U-479 28 Jun 1944  Arendal  1 Jul 1944  Kiel   4 days
3. U-479 8 Jul 1944  Kiel  11 Jul 1944  Helsinki   4 days
4. U-479 13 Jul 1944  Helsinki  25 Jul 1944  Esplanade  Patrol 1,13 days
5. U-479 27 Jul 1944  Esplanade  1 Aug 1944  Helsinki  Patrol 1,6 days
6. U-479 3 Aug 1944  Helsinki  11 Aug 1944  Helsinki  Patrol 2,9 days
7. U-479 16 Aug 1944  Helsinki  25 Aug 1944  Helsinki  Patrol 3,10 days
8. U-479 30 Aug 1944  Helsinki  23 Sep 1944  Danzig  Patrol 4,25 days
9. U-479 27 Oct 1944  Danzig  27 Nov 1944  Sunk  Patrol 5,32 days
5 patrols, 95 days at sea

Ships hit by Friedrich-Wilhelm Sons

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Jul 1944U-479 MO-304 (d.)56sj
 56

1 ship damaged (56 tons).

Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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