Wolfgang Poeschel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  25 Mar 1920 Berlin
Died  4 Oct 1943(23)North Atlantic


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-737 30 Jan 1943 4 Feb 1943   No war patrols 
U-422 10 Feb 1943 4 Oct 1943  (+)  1 patrol (27 days) 

Patrol info for Wolfgang Poeschel

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-422 13 Aug 1943  Kiel  16 Aug 1943  Bergen   4 days
2. U-422 8 Sep 1943  Bergen  4 Oct 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,27 days


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

Listing of all U-boat commanders