Adolf Friedrichs

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  4 Mar 1914 Göttingen
Died  25 Sep 1942(28)North Atlantic


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 Jun 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-253 21 Oct 1941 25 Sep 1942  (+)  1 patrol (14 days) 

Patrol info for Adolf Friedrichs

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-253 12 Sep 1942  Kiel  25 Sep 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,14 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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