Ferro, Otto

Date of birth:
January 24th, 1911 (Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 24th, 1943 (northeast of Azores)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Otto Ferro was killed on December 24th, 1943 when his U-boat "U 645" was sunk northeast of the Azores (45.20 N/21.40W) bu the U.S.S. Schenck (AHL-55).
He served as the U-boats Kommandeur from October 22nd, 1942 until its sinking during which he sunk two ships in three operational sorties, with a total tonnage of 12.788 BRT.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 14th, 1942
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

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