Walter Otto

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  11 Mar 1917 Erlangen
Died   2003(85)Erlagen, Germany


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 Jul 1944 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-285 15 May 1943 16 Apr 1944   No war patrols 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Walter Otto

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

Ships hit by Walter Otto

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