Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||19 Sep 1921|| ||Linz, Danube|
|Died ||26 Mar 2005||(83)||Hamburg, Germany|
Kriegsmarine Crew photo
|16 Sep 1939|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Jul 1940|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Jul 1941|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Mar 1942|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Oct 1943|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-350 ||7 Oct 1943 ||30 Mar 1945 || No war patrols |
Patrol info for Erich Niester
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.