Sigmund Budzyn

Oberleutnant zur See (entry, Jahrgang V/41)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  1 Jan 1916 Duisburg-Meiderich
Died  24 Mar 2005(89)Schönberg, Germany


Ranks

1945 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

28 Mar 1942 Iron Cross 2nd Class
15 Jun 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
1943 Iron Cross 1st Class
Jun 1943 Wound Badge in Silver
19 Jul 1943 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-2352 11 Jan 1945 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Sigmund Budzyn was conscripted into the Navy and served as ObBtMt on the U-18 from Jan to May 1941. He then was sent to Navigation School at Gdynia before joining the Baubelehrung (construction crew) of U-155, then being built, at Bremen in July 1941. Budsyn served as ObStrm on the successful U-155 under Piening until June 1943 when we has wounded.

Hopitalized until Oct 1943 when he started Watch Officer and U-boat Commander training courses, graduating in Nov 1944. Baubelehrung of type XXIII Elektro boats from Nov 1944 to Jan 1945. Budsyn took command of the Elektro boat U-2352 on 11 Jan 1945 but did not go out on a patrol before the war ended.

Sources
Busch, Röll (1999). German U-boat Commanders of WWII

Patrol info for Sigmund Budzyn

Ships hit by Sigmund Budzyn

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders