Siegfried Breinlinger

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  24 Apr 1920 Radolfzell, Lake Constance
Died  22 May 1999(79)Mannheim, Germany

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1 Dec 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Nov 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Nov 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


15 Sep 1941 U-boat War Badge 1939
19 Feb 1943 Iron Cross 2nd Class
Sep 1943 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-320 30 Dec 1943 10 Jul 1944   No war patrols 
U-3018 7 Jan 1945 4 May 1945   No war patrols 

He is buried in Aumühle, Germany.

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

Patrol info for Siegfried Breinlinger

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.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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