Rudolf Friedrich

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

2 ships sunk, total tonnage 12,764 GRT

Born  15 Jun 1914 Strehlen, Silesia
Died  15 Jul 1943(29)Jamaica

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5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
25 Sep 1935 Seekadett
1 Apr 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Sep 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-759 15 Aug 1942 15 Jul 1943  (+)  2 patrols (80 days) 

Patrol info for Rudolf Friedrich

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-759 2 Feb 1943  Kiel  14 Mar 1943  Lorient  Patrol 1,41 days
2. U-759 7 Jun 1943  Lorient  15 Jul 1943  Sunk  Patrol 2,39 days
2 patrols, 80 days at sea

Ships hit by Rudolf Friedrich

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
5 Jul 1943U-759 Maltran3,513amGTMO-134
6 Jul 1943U-759 Poelau Roebiah9,251nlZG-36

2 ships sunk (12,764 tons).

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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.

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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