Paul-Friedrich Otto

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)


Successes
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 1,370 tons

Born  3 Apr 1917 Waren, Müritz


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jun 1944 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
19 Apr 1944 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-270 5 Sep 1942 25 Jun 1944   5 patrols (144 days) 
U-2525 12 Dec 1944 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Paul-Friedrich Otto

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-270 23 Mar 1943  Kiel  15 May 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,54 days
2. U-270 26 Jun 1943  St. Nazaire  2 Jul 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,7 days
3. U-270 24 Jul 1943  St. Nazaire  25 Jul 1943  St. Nazaire   2 days
4. U-270 7 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  6 Oct 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 3,30 days
5. U-270 8 Dec 1943  St. Nazaire  17 Jan 1944  St. Nazaire  Patrol 4,41 days
6. U-270 6 Jun 1944  St. Nazaire  17 Jun 1944  Lorient  Patrol 5,12 days
5 patrols, 144 days at sea

Ships hit by Paul-Friedrich Otto

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
20 Sep 1943U-270 HMS Lagan (K 259) (t.)1,370brON-202
 1,370

1 ship sunk (1,370 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).


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

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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