Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||24 Oct 1921|| ||Bayreuth|
|Died ||29 Dec 2000||(79)||Schliersee, Germany|
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|1 Dec 1939|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Nov 1940|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Nov 1941|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Apr 1942|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Dec 1943|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-316 ||5 May 1944 ||2 May 1945 || No war patrols |
Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.
Patrol info for Gottfried König
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.