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DOMMES Wilhelm

Dommes, Wilhelm
*April 16th, 1907 (Buchberg/Western Prussia, Germany)
+January 23rd, 1990 (Hannover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Knights Cross: December 2nd, 1942
As: Käpitanleutnant Kommandant "U 431"
Awarded for sinking 5 ships (with 11275 GRT), including 2 destroyers, as well as damaging a further 2 ships (with 4010 GRT). He was also recognized for his achievements as a Watch Officer aboard the Scharnhorst from January 1939 to April 1940.
Postwar signed photo measuring 4” x 5 ½” signed in dark lower right

Wilhelm Dommes began his naval career in January 1933 after serving in the merchant navy. The first years he spent mainly on the light cruiser Nürnberg and on the battle-cruiser Scharnhorst. In April 1940 he transferred to the U-boat force where he successfully fought with his U-431 in the Mediterranean.
He departed from base at Bordeaux, France with U-178 for the Far East on 28 March, 1943 and finally arrived in Penang five months later. After that long patrol he became the base commander of Penang and in January 1945 the base commander of Singapore and Chief of all Monsun boats.

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