Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||18 Oct 1920|| ||Nürnberg|
Kriegsmarine Crew photo
|16 Sep 1939|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Jul 1940|| ||Fähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen|
|1 Jul 1941|| ||Oberfähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen|
|1 Mar 1942|| ||Leutnant der Marinewaffenwesen|
|1 Oct 1943|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-1308 ||17 Jan 1945 ||1 May 1945 || No war patrols |
Besold began his career in the weapons branch before transferring to being a line officer.
Patrol info for Heinrich Besold
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.