Otto Ferro

Oberleutnant zur See (R) (Crew 40)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 12,788 GRT

Born  24 Jan 1911 Hamburg
Died  12 Dec 1943(32)North Atlantic


Ranks

29 Aug 1940 Rekrut
1 Dec 1940 Reserveoffizieranwärter
1 Jan 1941 übz Steuermann
1 Apr 1941 plm. Steuermann
1 Aug 1941 Leutnant zur See (R)
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See (R)

Decorations

14 Apr 1942 Iron Cross 2nd Class
14 Apr 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
26 Jun 1943 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-645 22 Oct 1942 12 Dec 1943  (+)  3 patrols (131 days) 

Patrol info for Otto Ferro

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-645 24 Apr 1943  Kiel  22 Jun 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,60 days
2. U-645 23 Aug 1943  Brest  21 Oct 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 2,60 days
3. U-645 2 Dec 1943  La Pallice  12 Dec 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,11 days
3 patrols, 131 days at sea

Ships hit by Otto Ferro

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
20 Sep 1943U-645 Frederick Douglass7,176amON-202
9 Oct 1943U-645 Yorkmar5,612amSC-143
 12,788

2 ships sunk (12,788 tons).


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