Rudolf Bahr

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 13,045 GRT
2 warships sunk, total tonnage 2,560 tons

Born  1 Apr 1916 Landsberg, Warthe
Died  16 Jan 1944(27)


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 Oct 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1941 Fleet War Badge
Jan, 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
10 Jun 1942 Iron Cross 1st Class
15 Jan 1944 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-305 17 Sep 1942 16 Jan 1944  (+)  4 patrols (167 days) 

Patrol info for Rudolf Bahr

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-305 27 Feb 1943  Kiel  12 Apr 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,45 days
2. U-305 12 May 1943  Brest  1 Jun 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,21 days
3. U-305 23 Aug 1943  Brest  22 Oct 1943  Brest  Patrol 3,61 days
4. U-305 8 Dec 1943  Brest  16 Jan 1944    Patrol 4,40 days
4 patrols, 167 days at sea

Ships hit by Rudolf Bahr

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
17 Mar 1943U-305 Port Auckland8,789brSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-305 Zouave4,256brSC-122
20 Sep 1943U-305 HMCS St. Croix (I 81)1,190caON-202
 
7 Jan 1944U-305 HMS Tweed (K 250)1,370br
 15,605

4 ships sunk (15,605 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim


Deadly Seas

Bercuson, David Jay and Herwig, Holger H.

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