Walter Göing

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 928 GRT
2 auxiliary warships sunk, total tonnage 2,974 GRT

Born  2 Aug 1914 Wilhelmshaven
Died  28 May 1943(28)Mediterranean


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jan 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-755 3 Nov 1941 28 May 1943  (+)  5 patrols (145 days) 

Patrol info for Walter Göing

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-755 4 Aug 1942  Kiel  6 Oct 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,64 days
2. U-755 1 Nov 1942  Brest  22 Nov 1942  La Spezia  Patrol 2,22 days
3. U-755 27 Jan 1943  La Spezia  20 Feb 1943  La Spezia  Patrol 3,25 days
4. U-755 21 Mar 1943  La Spezia  12 Apr 1943  Toulon  Patrol 4,23 days
5. U-755 18 May 1943  Toulon  28 May 1943  Sunk  Patrol 5,11 days
5 patrols, 145 days at sea

Ships hit by Walter Göing

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
9 Sep 1942U-755 USS Muskeget (WAG 48)1,827am
 
26 Mar 1943U-755 FFL Sergent Gouarne (P 43)1,147fr
2 Apr 1943U-755 Simon Duhamel II928frTE-20
 3,902

3 ships sunk (3,902 tons).

Legend
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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


Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.


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