Eduard Aust

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 39 tons

Born  11 Aug 1920 Stolp, Pomerania
Died  9 Jan 1945(24)Baltic Sea off Baltisch Port


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

15 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

1 Dec 1942 Iron Cross 2nd Class
19 Feb 1943 U-boat War Badge 1939
1 Sep 1944 War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-34 12 Jun 1943 5 Aug 1943   No war patrols 
U-29 21 Aug 1943 2 Nov 1943   No war patrols 
U-922 3 Nov 1943 20 Oct 1944   No war patrols 
U-679 21 Oct 1944 9 Jan 1945  (+)  2 patrols (67 days) 

Patrol info for Eduard Aust


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-679 2 Nov 1944  Danzig  27 Dec 1944  Libau  Patrol 1,56 days
2. U-679 30 Dec 1944  Libau  9 Jan 1945  Sunk  Patrol 2,11 days
2 patrols, 67 days at sea

Ships hit by Eduard Aust

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Nov 1944U-679 SK-6239sj
 39

1 ship sunk (39 tons).


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders