Willi Dietrich

Oberleutnant zur See


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,150 tons

Born  20 Dec 1909 Marburg
Died  29 Apr 1945(35)Barents Sea


Ranks

1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

23 Mar 1940 U-boat War Badge 1939
23 Mar 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1 Dec 1940 Iron Cross 1st Class
1944 U-boat Front Clasp

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-286 5 Jun 1943 29 Apr 1945  (+)  4 patrols (119 days) 

Patrol info for Willi Dietrich

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-286 10 Jun 1944  Kiel  13 Jun 1944  Flekkefjord   4 days
2. U-286 5 Jul 1944  Flekkefjord  18 Jul 1944  Kristiansand  Patrol 1,14 days
3. U-286 25 Jul 1944  Kristiansand  26 Jul 1944  Bergen   2 days
4. U-286 7 Aug 1944  Bergen  10 Aug 1944  Horten   4 days
5. U-286 14 Aug 1944  Horten  16 Aug 1944  Bergen   3 days
6. U-286 11 Nov 1944  Bergen  13 Nov 1944  Trondheim   3 days
7. U-286 18 Nov 1944  Trondheim  7 Jan 1945  Harstad  Patrol 2,51 days
8. U-286 14 Jan 1945  Harstad  24 Feb 1945  Harstad  Patrol 3,42 days
9. U-286 18 Apr 1945  Harstad  29 Apr 1945  Sunk  Patrol 4,12 days
4 patrols, 119 days at sea

Ships hit by Willi Dietrich

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
29 Apr 1945U-286 HMS Goodall (K 479)1,150brRA-66
 1,150

1 ship sunk (1,150 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.

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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