Friedrich-Wilhelm Marienfeld

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 900 tons

Born  1 Mar 1920 Hannover
Died  26 Aug 1973(53)


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-4 16 Jun 1942 23 Jan 1943   No war patrols 
U-1228 22 Dec 1943 17 May 1945   2 patrols (117 days) 

Patrol info for Friedrich-Wilhelm Marienfeld

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1228 5 Sep 1944  Kiel  10 Sep 1944  Horten   6 days
2. U-1228 11 Sep 1944  Horten  15 Sep 1944  Bergen   5 days
3. U-1228 17 Sep 1944  Bergen  20 Sep 1944  Bergen  Patrol 1,4 days
4. U-1228 12 Oct 1944  Bergen  29 Dec 1944  Stavanger  Patrol 1,79 days
5. U-1228 31 Dec 1944  Stavanger  4 Jan 1945  Flensburg   5 days
6. U-1228 1 Apr 1945  Kiel  3 Apr 1945  Horten   3 days
7. U-1228 9 Apr 1945  Horten  11 Apr 1945  Kristiansand   3 days
8. U-1228 14 Apr 1945  Kristiansand  17 May 1945  Portsmouth, USA  Patrol 2,34 days
2 patrols, 117 days at sea

Ships hit by Friedrich-Wilhelm Marienfeld

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
25 Nov 1944U-1228 HMCS Shawinigan (K 136)900ca
 900

1 ship sunk (900 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


U-Boat Attack Logs

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

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