Erich von Lilienfeld

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 35)

1 ship sunk, total tonnage 3,672 GRT

Born  22 Nov 1915 Rittergur Rocht Wierland, Estonia
Died  15 Oct 1942(26)North Atlantic

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5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
25 Sep 1935 Seekadett
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-661 12 Feb 1942 15 Oct 1942  (+)  1 patrol (41 days) 

Patrol info for Erich von Lilienfeld

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-661 5 Sep 1942  Kiel  15 Oct 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,41 days

Ships hit by Erich von Lilienfeld

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
14 Oct 1942U-661 Nikolina Matkovic3,672yuSC-104

1 ship sunk (3,672 tons).

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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

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