Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||11 Apr 1920|| ||Görlitz|
|Died ||21 Dec 1996||(76)||Rheinbach, Germany|
Kriegsmarine Crew photo
|1 Oct 1938|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Jul 1939|| ||Seekadett|
|1 Dec 1939|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Aug 1940|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Apr 1941|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Jan 1943|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-555 ||5 Oct 1942 ||30 Nov 1943 || No war patrols |
|U-904 ||1 Dec 1943 ||15 Jun 1944 || No war patrols |
Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.
Patrol info for Dieter Erdmann
This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.
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.