Decorations

Fleet War Badge

Flottenkriegsabzeichen



Fleet War Badge

First awarded on 30. April, 1941 this medal was given to men serving on the German surface warships (battleships, cruisers etc.) Some 2400 of those were given.

Decorations ordered by last name

See this list sorted by date


Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
Oblt. Achilles, Albrecht +273415 Jul 1941  
Ltn. Albrecht, Rolf Heinrich Fritz2137b28 Oct 1941  
Ltn. Altmeier, Friedrich223831 Aug 1942  

Ltn. Bach, Joachim-Werner2337b1942  
Oblt. Bahn, Rolf233628 Oct 1941  
Oblt. Bahr, Rudolf +25351941  
Ltn. Balduhn, Ernst-Ludwig21381941  
Ltn. Barsch, Franz +291941  
KrvKpt. Baumann, Arend382228 Oct 1941  U-131
Kptlt. Beck, Dieter26341942  
Oblt. Becker, Klaus-Helmuth +233620 Jan 1942  
Oblt. Bender, Werner +253628 Oct 1941  U-152
Kptlt. Bernardelli, Richard323315 Jul 1941  
Oblt. Bertelsmann, Hans-Joachim +253615 Jul 1941  
Kptlt. Borchers, Rolf283328 Oct 1941  
KrvKpt. Brachmann, Hans-Günther372215 Jul 1941  
Kptlt. Breithaupt, Wolfgang +283328 Oct 1941  
Brünig, Matthias20381941  
Oblt. Brünning, Herbert263528 Oct 1941  

Ltn. Christiansen, Uwe223821 Sep 1942  
Ltn. Claussen, August-Wilhelm +2237b28 Oct 1941  
Oblt. Creutz, Horst +263515 Jul 1941  
KrvKpt. Czygan, Werner +362515 Jul 1941  

Oblt. Davidson, Heinz von2237a28 Oct 1941  
Oblt. Diggins, Kurt283415 Jul 1941  
Kptlt. Dommes, Wilhelm343115 Jul 1941  U-431
Oblt. Döhler, Hans-Heinrich +2337a28 Oct 1941  

Ltn. Ehrhardt, Walther213815 Jul 1941  
KrvKpt. Engelmann, Kurt-Eduard +382315 Jul 1941  
Ltn. Euler, Klaus2237b28 Oct 1941  

KrvKpt. Fahr, Theodor +343016 May 1944  U-567
KrvKpt. Fechner, Otto +352428 Oct 1941  
Ltn. Fenski, Horst-Arno2337b28 Oct 1941  
Ltn. Fiebig, Günther223812 Oct 1942  
Oblt. Fiedler, Hans +273628 Oct 1941  
Oblt. Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen, Walter Freiherr von +253515 Jul 1941  U-52

Hilbig, Kurt2138   

Oblt. Karpf, Hans +2435   

Oblt. Matuschka, Freiherr von Toppolczan und Spaetgen, Hartmut Graf von +26341941  

Niethmann, Otto2038   

Ltn. Petersen, Kurt2336   
KrvKpt. Poske, Hans-Georg Friedrich3723   U-504

Oblt. Raabe, Ernst +341 Nov 1941  

Oblt. Schrewe, Peter +27341941  
Ltn. Schüler, Wolf-Harald21X/3926 Oct 1942  
Oblt. Siemon, Hilmar +26341941  
Kptlt. Struckmeier, Rolf26351 Feb 1943  U-608

Oblt. Zorn, Rudolf +2437b13 Jul 1942  
Kptlt. Zurmühlen, Bernhard +3233Nov, 1941  

49 U-boat Commanders decorated with Fleet War Badge (Flottenkriegsabzeichen) located.

Legend:
+ Indicates the Officer died in the war.
* Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. In some cases the officer had not taken command his first boat yet or was not even in the U-boat force yet.


Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.

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