Wolfgang Boehmer

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,015 tons

Born  9 Aug 1920 Nordkirchen, Westphalia
Died  27 Feb 2006(85)


Ranks

1 Dec 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Nov 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Nov 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

1 Dec 1940 Minesweeper War Badge
13 Oct 1941 U-boat War Badge 1939
15 Oct 1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1 Dec 1943 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-575 12 Sep 1943 13 Mar 1944   2 patrols (77 days) 


Wolfgang Boehmer after returning from patrol. The officer on the left is apparently his father.

Patrol info for Wolfgang Boehmer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-575 20 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  22 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,3 days
2. U-575 25 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  27 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,3 days
3. U-575 28 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  30 Sep 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,3 days
4. U-575 6 Oct 1943  St. Nazaire  28 Nov 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,54 days
5. U-575 29 Feb 1944  St. Nazaire  13 Mar 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,14 days
2 patrols, 77 days at sea

Ships hit by Wolfgang Boehmer

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
10 Mar 1944U-575 HMS Asphodel (K 56)1,015brSL-150
 1,015

1 ship sunk (1,015 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

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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