Friedrich Bürgel

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 3,974 GRT

Born  24 Oct 1916 Düsseldorf


Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See
1 May 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

8 Oct 1941 U-boat War Badge 1939
1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class
Jul 1942 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-97 May, 1942 15 Oct 1942   2 patrols (34 days) 
U-205 19 Oct 1942 17 Feb 1943   3 patrols (61 days) 

Patrol info for Friedrich Bürgel


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-97 15 Jun 1942  La Spezia  4 Jul 1942  Salamis  Patrol 1,20 days
2. U-97 22 Jul 1942  Salamis  4 Aug 1942  Salamis  Patrol 2,14 days
3. U-97 20 Aug 1942  Salamis  29 Aug 1942  La Spezia   10 days
4. U-205 20 Oct 1942  Pola  19 Nov 1942  La Spezia  Patrol 3,31 days
5. U-205 20 Nov 1942  La Spezia  24 Nov 1942  Pola   5 days
6. U-205 12 Jan 1943  Pola  26 Jan 1943  Salamis  Patrol 4,15 days
7. U-205 2 Feb 1943  Salamis  9 Feb 1943  Salamis  Patrol 5,8 days
8. U-205 11 Feb 1943  Salamis  17 Feb 1943  Sunk  Patrol 5,7 days
5 patrols, 95 days at sea

Ships hit by Friedrich Bürgel

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
28 Jun 1942U-97 Zealand1,433brMetril
28 Jun 1942U-97 Memas1,755grMetril
1 Jul 1942U-97 Marilyse Moller786br
 3,974

3 ships sunk (3,974 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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