Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||24 Mar 1923|| ||Allenstein, East Prussia|
|Died ||28 Feb 1988||(64)||Dassendorf, Germany|
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|23 Sep 1940|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Aug 1941|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Jul 1942|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Jan 1943|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Oct 1944|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-17 ||22 Dec 1944 ||6 Feb 1945 || No war patrols |
|U-142 ||7 Feb 1945 ||5 May 1945 || No war patrols |
Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.
Patrol info for Friedrich Baumgärtel
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.