Adolf Oelrich

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 17,612 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 9,348 GRT

Born  15 Mar 1916 Kiel


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Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Dec 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
14 Feb 1944 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-92 3 Mar 1942 Aug, 1943   4 patrols (215 days) 

Patrol info for Adolf Oelrich


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-92 12 Aug 1942  Kiel  25 Sep 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,45 days
2. U-92 24 Oct 1942  Brest  28 Dec 1942  Brest  Patrol 2,66 days
3. U-92 6 Feb 1943  Brest  5 Mar 1943  Brest  Patrol 3,28 days
4. U-92 12 Apr 1943  Brest  26 Jun 1943  Brest  Patrol 4,76 days
4 patrols, 215 days at sea

Ships hit by Adolf Oelrich

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
16 Nov 1942U-92 Clan Mactaggart7,622brMKS-1X
 
21 Feb 1943U-92 Empire Trader9,990brON-166
22 Feb 1943U-92 N.T. Nielsen-Alonso (d.)9,348nwON-166
 26,960

2 ships sunk (17,612 tons) and 1 ship damaged (9,348 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders