Richard Böttcher

Oberleutnant zur See

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  2 Oct 1906 Flensburg
Died  21 Oct 1973(67)

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1 Jul 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Jan 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


12 Dec 1939 U-boat War Badge 1939
15 Dec 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class
30 Jul 1940 Iron Cross 1st Class
20 Apr 1944 War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords

U-boat Commands

U-139 1 Oct 1942 6 Sep 1943   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Richard Böttcher

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

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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