Willy Meyer

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 36)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  2 Oct 1912 Gruppenbühren
Died  3 Apr 1944(31)Barents Sea


3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 Feb 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-288 26 Jun 1943 3 Apr 1944  (+)  2 patrols (27 days) 

Patrol info for Willy Meyer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-288 26 Feb 1944  Kiel  11 Mar 1944  Narvik  Patrol 1,15 days
2. U-288 23 Mar 1944  Narvik  3 Apr 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,12 days
2 patrols, 27 days at sea

Ships hit by Willy Meyer

No entries found.

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