Otto Finke

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  24 Sep 1915 Padang, Sumatra
Died  4 Oct 1943(28)North Atlantic


Kriegsmarine crew book photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
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 Oct 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1941 Minesweeper War Badge
1941 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-279 3 Feb 1943 4 Oct 1943  (+)  1 patrol (31 days) 

Patrol info for Otto Finke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-279 4 Sep 1943  Kiel  4 Oct 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,31 days


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders