Walter Wichmann

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  30 Apr 1919 Succase, Elbing
Died  28 Aug 1943(24)Arctic Ocean


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-639 10 Sep 1942 28 Aug 1943  (+)  4 patrols (90 days) 

Patrol info for Walter Wichmann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-639 18 Mar 1943  Kiel  20 Mar 1943  Kristiansand   3 days
2. U-639 21 Mar 1943  Kristiansand  21 Mar 1943  Stavanger   1 days
3. U-639 22 Mar 1943  Stavanger  22 Mar 1943  Bergen   1 days
4. U-639 24 Mar 1943  Bergen  25 Apr 1943  Hammerfest  Patrol 1,33 days
5. U-639 12 May 1943  Hammerfest  7 Jun 1943  Harstad  Patrol 2,27 days
6. U-639 8 Jun 1943  Harstad  8 Jun 1943  Narvik   1 days
7. U-639 14 Jun 1943  Narvik  15 Jun 1943  Trondheim   2 days
8. U-639 24 Jul 1943  Trondheim  4 Aug 1943  Harstad  Patrol 3,12 days
9. U-639 5 Aug 1943  Harstad  5 Aug 1943  Narvik   1 days
10. U-639 11 Aug 1943  Narvik  28 Aug 1943    Patrol 4,18 days
4 patrols, 90 days at sea

Ships hit by Walter Wichmann

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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