Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)
|Born||19 Jun 1916||Engelsdorf, Saxony|
|Died||4 Dec 2004||(88)|
|U-776||13 Apr 1944||16 May 1945||1 patrol (56 days)|
Erich Lothar Martin
Upon surrendering U-776 at Weymouth, England on 12 May 1945 Martin became a POW. On 18 May 1948 he was among the last U-boat men to be released.
From 1 May 1965 Martin served again, in the Bundesmarine (Federal German Navy), retiring in 1970 with the rank of Fregattenkapitän a.D.
Patrol info for Lothar Martin
|1.||U-776||12 Mar 1945||Kiel||18 Mar 1945||Horten||7 days|
|2.||U-776||22 Mar 1945||Horten||16 May 1945||Portland, UK||Patrol 1,||56 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.
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