Günther Fritze

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  12 Jun 1922 Burg, near Magdeburg

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1 Dec 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Nov 1940 Fähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Nov 1941 Oberfähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Apr 1942 Leutnant der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-1206 16 Mar 1944 Jul, 1944   No war patrols 
U-3514 9 Dec 1944 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Fritze began his career in the weapons branch before transferring to being a line officer.

Patrol info for Günther Fritze

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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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