Ulrich Gräf

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
7 ships sunk, total tonnage 16,642 GRT

Born  15 Dec 1915 Dresden
Died  17 Feb 1943(27)North Atlantic


Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jan 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-23 24 Sep 1941 26 Mar 1942   No war patrols 
U-69 31 Mar 1942 17 Feb 1943  (+)  3 patrols (205 days) 


Patrol info for Ulrich Gräf

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-69 12 Apr 1942  St. Nazaire  25 Jun 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,75 days
2. U-69 15 Aug 1942  St. Nazaire  5 Nov 1942  Lorient  Patrol 2,83 days
3. U-69 2 Jan 1943  Lorient  17 Feb 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,47 days
3 patrols, 205 days at sea

Ships hit by Ulrich Gräf

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
1 May 1942U-69 James E. Newsom671ca
12 May 1942U-69 Lise6,826nw
13 May 1942U-69 Norlantic2,606am
21 May 1942U-69 Torondoc1,927ca
5 Jun 1942U-69 Letitia Porter15nl
9 Oct 1942U-69 Carolus2,375caNL-9
14 Oct 1942U-69 Caribou2,222brNL-9
 16,642

7 ships sunk (16,642 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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


Night of the Caribou

How, Douglas

Listing of all U-boat commanders