Karl Friederich

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  21 Jun 1914 Grootfontein, South-West Africa
Died  2 May 1942(27)Mediterranean

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-5 7 Jan 1942 23 Mar 1942   No war patrols 
U-74 24 Mar 1942 2 May 1942  (+)  1 patrol (10 days) 

Patrol info for Karl Friederich

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-74 23 Apr 1942  La Spezia  2 May 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,10 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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