Friedrich Wittenberg

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  28 Oct 1918 Wildeshausen, Oldenburg

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
28 Jun 1938 Seekadett
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Jul 1942 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-856 19 Aug 1943 7 Apr 1944   1 patrol (44 days) 

Patrol info for Friedrich Wittenberg

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-856 24 Feb 1944  Kiel  7 Apr 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,44 days

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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