Friedrich Petran

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  6 Dec 1919 Kassel
Died  21 Nov 1981(61)


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 Jan 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-516 Dec, 1944 14 May 1945   1 patrol (40 days) 

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

Patrol info for Friedrich Petran

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-516 24 Mar 1945  Kiel  27 Mar 1945  Horten   4 days
2. U-516 1 Apr 1945  Horten  3 Apr 1945  Kristiansand   3 days
3. U-516 5 Apr 1945  Kristiansand  14 May 1945  Loch Eriboll, UK  Patrol 1,40 days


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