Harald Grosse

Fregattenkapitän (Crew 25)


Successes
5 ships sunk, total tonnage 13,298 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 8,022 GRT

Born  17 Nov 1906 Mainz
Died  24 Feb 1940(33)west of Orkneys


Ranks

1 Apr 1927 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1931 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jul 1935 Kapitänleutnant
1 Nov 1939 Korvettenkapitän
1 Jun 1940 Fregattenkapitän (posthumous)

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-8 13 Aug 1935 3 Nov 1936   No war patrols 
U-34 4 Nov 1936 22 Dec 1936   No war patrols 
U-22 23 Dec 1936 4 Oct 1937   No war patrols 
U-53 15 Jan 1940 24 Feb 1940  (+)  1 patrol (23 days) 

Patrol info for Harald Grosse

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-53 2 Feb 1940  Wilhelmshaven  24 Feb 1940    Patrol 1,23 days

Ships hit by Harald Grosse

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
11 Feb 1940U-53 Snestad4,114nw
11 Feb 1940U-53 Imperial Transport (d.)8,022br
12 Feb 1940U-53 Dalarö3,927sw
13 Feb 1940U-53 Norna1,022sw
14 Feb 1940U-53 Martin Goldschmidt2,095da
18 Feb 1940U-53 Banderas2,140sp
 21,320

5 ships sunk (13,298 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,022 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders