Friedrich Deetz

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 35)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 11,313 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 291 tons (lost aboard transport ships)

Born  11 Sep 1916 Berlin
Died  8 Jan 1944(27)North Atlantic


Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jun 1942 Kapitänleutnant
1 Jan 1944 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1940 Destroyer War Badge
25 Oct 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
1943 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-757 28 Feb 1942 8 Jan 1944  (+)  5 patrols (151 days) 

Patrol info for Friedrich Deetz

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-757 15 Sep 1942  Kiel  16 Sep 1942  Kristiansand   2 days
2. U-757 18 Sep 1942  Kristiansand  19 Sep 1942  Bergen   2 days
3. U-757 26 Sep 1942  Bergen  24 Oct 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,29 days
4. U-757 12 Dec 1942  St. Nazaire  25 Dec 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,14 days
5. U-757 22 Feb 1943  St. Nazaire  18 Mar 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 3,25 days
6. U-757 7 Jul 1943  St. Nazaire  4 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 4,60 days
7. U-757 31 Oct 1943  St. Nazaire  2 Nov 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 5,3 days
8. U-757 16 Nov 1943  St. Nazaire  18 Nov 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 5,3 days
9. U-757 20 Nov 1943  St. Nazaire  22 Nov 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 5,3 days
10. U-757 29 Nov 1943  St. Nazaire  1 Dec 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 5,3 days
11. U-757 29 Dec 1943  St. Nazaire  8 Jan 1944  Sunk  Patrol 5,11 days
5 patrols, 151 days at sea

Ships hit by Friedrich Deetz

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
11 Mar 1943U-757 William C. Gorgas7,197amHX-228
11 Mar 1943U-757 HMS LCT-2398 [Trans.]291brHX-228
7 Aug 1943U-757 Fernhill4,116nwOS-52
 11,604

3 ships sunk (11,604 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.


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

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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