Oberleutnant zur See d.R. (Crew 10/11)
6 ships sunk with a total of 7,844 GRT
|Born:||3 Dec 1887 ||Dorfilm, Leuthenberg, Thüringen |
|Died:||6 Feb 1961 || |
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|12 Mar 1915|| ||Leutnant zur See d.R.|
|16 Nov 1917|| ||Oberleutnant zur See d.R.|
|UB 21||29 Apr 1918|| - ||7 Oct 1918|
World War Two
Kapitän zur See Bruno Mahn was one of the oldest U-boat commanders of WWII to depart on patrol when he took his boat UD-5 out from Marviken on 30 Aug 1942. He was almost 55 years old when he left for his 75 day patrol, arriving safely in Lorient, France on 12 Nov 1942 having sunk one ship (7,628 GRT).
See his Kriegsmarine career page.