Ernst Ziehm

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 33)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  20 Jul 1914 Kiel
Died  9 Jul 1943(28)west of Oporto, Portugal

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1 Apr 1933 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1936 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1938 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1941 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-78 1 Jul 1942 Nov, 1942   No war patrols 
U-232 28 Nov 1942 9 Jul 1943  (+)  1 patrol (63 days) 

Patrol info for Ernst Ziehm

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-232 8 May 1943  Kiel  9 Jul 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,63 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

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