Erwin Jestel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  31 Mar 1923 Peuker, Habelschwerdt
Died  7 Jul 1985(62)

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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-boat Commands

U-6 17 Apr 1944 9 Jul 1944   No war patrols 
U-1204 Aug, 1944 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Erwin Jestel

Ships hit by Erwin Jestel

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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

Listing of all U-boat commanders