Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||23 Aug 1922|| ||Bruck a.d. Leitha, Lower Austria|
|Died ||30 Jun 2006||(83)||Bruck an der Leitha, Austria|
|23 Sep 1940|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Aug 1941|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Jul 1942|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Jan 1943|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Oct 1944|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-139 ||4 Jul 1944 ||5 May 1945 || No war patrols |
Patrol info for Walter Kimmelmann
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.