Gerhard Nolte

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  23 Jan 1922 Tetschen, Elbe
Died  20 Apr 1945(23)Neubrandenburg area


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-boat Commands

U-1194 21 Oct 1943 11 Oct 1944   No war patrols 
U-704 19 Dec 1944 24 Mar 1945   No war patrols 

He left his last command U-704 on 24 March 1945 due to illness. He was transferred to U-boat training command 1st ULD where he served until his death.

Missing in action in Neubrandenburg area after 20 April 1945, probably involved in infantry combat in Southern Mecklenburg and northern Brandenburg areas.


Busch, R. and Röll, H-J. (1999). German U-boat commanders of World War II.

Patrol info for Gerhard Nolte

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

About ranks and decorations
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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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