As the topic states I am curious of how many offiers were on board a type VII-C U-boat during WW2. I know the crew size was typically 42 to 48, but what was the breakdown of the crew?
Bonus points for explanation of each officer's duty.
According to Grey Wolf: U-Boat Crewman of World War II, the officers of a typical crew consisted of...
And there were various warrant and petty officers which made up the crew. A complete breakdown is in the book and available via Google Books.
So four commissioned officers for a crew of about 50.