Günter Strauch

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 33)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  5 Dec 1908 Elze-Gronau
Died  1 Mar 1991(82)München, Germany

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1 Apr 1933 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1936 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1938 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1941 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-1010 17 Jul 1944 14 May 1945   1 patrol (30 days) 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Günter Strauch

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1010 19 Mar 1945  Kiel  27 Mar 1945  Kristiansand   9 days
2. U-1010 31 Mar 1945  Kristiansand  2 Apr 1945  Stavanger   3 days
3. U-1010 15 Apr 1945  Stavanger  14 May 1945  Loch Eriboll, UK  Patrol 1,30 days

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

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