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Monday, 9 March 2015

Friedrich Götting

Friedrich Götting

Career:

Branch: Kriegsmarine
Born: 7 February 1886 in Berlin, in Germany.
Died: 3 January 1946 in POW camp Russia.

Ranks:
Vizeadmiral 1 October 1937
Konteradmiral 1 October 1934
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 October 1930
Fregattenkapitän 1 December 1928
Korvettenkapitän 1 June 1922
Kapitänleutnant 27 January 1915
Oberleutnant zur See 27 March 1909
Leutnant zur See 28 September 1906
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 15 April 1904

Decorations:

Commands:
S167
Takes command on 15 March 1914
Ends command on 16 December 1915

S53
Takes command on 17 December 1915
Ends command on September 1917

V73
Takes command on September 1917
Ends command on December 1917

U-97
Takes command on 21 April 1918
Ends command on 17 June 1918

U-93
Takes command on 18 June 1918
Ends command on 11 December 1918

U-100
Takes command on 18 June 1918
Ends command on 11 December 1918

Schleswig Holstein
Takes command on 1932
Ends command on 1933

Personal Information:

Friedrich Götting was born on 7 February 1886 in Berlin, in Germany and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Vizeadmiral and went on to command the following S167, S53, V73, U-97, U-93, U-100 and Schleswig Holstein

Friedrich Götting joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 1 April 1903 and went to the naval school in Mürwik and continued his training on board training ship Stein during this time, he was promoted to the rank of Fähnrich zur See.

Friedrich Götting first command was the torpedo boat S167 on 15 March 1914 until 16 December 1915. He was then transferred to the torpedo boat S53 on 17 December 1915 until September 1917 two years later, he was transferred to the torpedo boat V73 on September 1917 until December 1917. Friedrich Götting then went on to command several U-boats the first being U-97 on 21 April 1918 until 17 June 1918 he was then transferred to U-93 and also commanded U-100 at the same time on 18 June 1918 until 11 December 1918.

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