Walter Burmeister

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,317 GRT

Born  9 Feb 1919 Aerzen, Hameln
Died  27 Feb 1945(26)English Channel


Ranks

6 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich Waffen
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich Waffen
1 May 1940 Leutnant Waffen
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant Waffen
1 Mar 1943 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jan 1945 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

23 May 1944 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-1018 2 Jun 1944 27 Feb 1945  (+)  1 patrol (38 days) 

Patrol info for Walter Burmeister

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1018 7 Dec 1944  Kiel  10 Dec 1944  Horten   4 days
2. U-1018 21 Jan 1945  Horten  27 Feb 1945  Sunk  Patrol 1,38 days

Ships hit by Walter Burmeister

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Feb 1945U-1018 Corvus1,317nwBTC-81
 1,317

1 ship sunk (1,317 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders