Klaus Rudloff

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 10,288 GRT

Born  24 Jan 1916 Wilhelmshaven
Died  6 Feb 1943(27)Central North Atlantic


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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

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-609 12 Feb 1942 6 Feb 1943  (+)  4 patrols (120 days) 

Patrol info for Klaus Rudloff

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-609 16 Jul 1942  Kiel  10 Sep 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,57 days
2. U-609 6 Oct 1942  St. Nazaire  22 Oct 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,17 days
3. U-609 30 Nov 1942  St. Nazaire  23 Dec 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 3,24 days
4. U-609 16 Jan 1943  St. Nazaire  6 Feb 1943  Sunk  Patrol 4,22 days
4 patrols, 120 days at sea

Ships hit by Klaus Rudloff

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
31 Aug 1942U-609 Capira5,625paSC-97
31 Aug 1942U-609 Bronxville4,663nwSC-97
 10,288

2 ships sunk (10,288 tons).

Legend
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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

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