Ernst Mangold

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 625 tons

Born  15 Nov 1917 Bodenwerder, Hamelin
Died  16 Oct 1966(48)Bremerhaven, Germany


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Ranks

1 Oct 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

16 Apr 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1 Oct 1940 Destroyer War Badge
2 Apr 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
27 Jun 1942 Iron Cross 1st Class
Jun 1944 U-boat Front Clasp
10 Oct 1944 German Cross in Gold
6 Apr 1945 U-boat Front Clasp in Silver

U-boat Commands

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U-739 6 Mar 1943 25 Feb 1945   7 patrols (191 days) 

Ernst Mangold died of Leukemia at the age of 48. He was head of water police station at Bremse / Bremen when diagnosed.

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death and post-war career.

Patrol info for Ernst Mangold

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-739 1 Jan 1944  Kiel  6 Jan 1944  Bergen   6 days
2. U-739 8 Jan 1944  Bergen  3 Feb 1944  Narvik  Patrol 1,27 days
3. U-739 21 Feb 1944  Narvik  8 Mar 1944  Trondheim  Patrol 2,17 days
4. U-739 27 Mar 1944  Trondheim  29 Mar 1944  Narvik   3 days
5. U-739 30 Mar 1944  Narvik  13 Apr 1944  Bogenbucht  Patrol 3,15 days
6. U-739 16 Apr 1944  Bogenbucht  9 May 1944  Bogenbucht  Patrol 4,24 days
7. U-739 11 May 1944  Bogenbucht  13 May 1944  Trondheim   3 days
8. U-739 30 Jun 1944  Trondheim  1 Jul 1944  Bogenbucht   2 days
9. U-739 7 Jul 1944  Bogenbucht  12 Jul 1944  Bogenbucht   6 days
10. U-739 2 Aug 1944  Bogenbucht  3 Oct 1944  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 5,63 days
11. U-739 6 Oct 1944  Skjomenfjord  8 Oct 1944  Trondheim   3 days
12. U-739 15 Dec 1944  Trondheim  18 Dec 1944  Harstad   4 days
13. U-739 7 Jan 1945  Harstad  10 Jan 1945  Kilbotn  Patrol 6,4 days
14. U-739 16 Jan 1945  Kilbotn  25 Feb 1945  Harstad  Patrol 7,41 days
7 patrols, 191 days at sea

Ships hit by Ernst Mangold

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
24 Sep 1944U-739 T-120625sjVD-1
 625

1 ship sunk (625 tons).

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

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