Wolfgang Grandefeld

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 36)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  11 Feb 1917 Hamburg
Died  27 Apr 1943(26)Newfoundland

Kriegsmarine crew book photo


3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-174 9 Mar 1943 27 Apr 1943  (+)  1 patrol (41 days) 

Patrol info for Wolfgang Grandefeld

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-174 18 Mar 1943  Lorient  27 Apr 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,41 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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