Wolfgang Ketelsen

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  14 Aug 1911 Lüne/Lüneberg
Died  10 Dec 1963(52)New Orleans, USA


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Feb 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
UD-1 15 Dec 1942 17 May 1943   No war patrols 

Wolfgang Ketelsen was a former merchant navy officer (Rust, 2009).

Sources

Rust, E. (2009) E-mail correspondence. Author of Naval Officers under Hitler.

Patrol info for Wolfgang Ketelsen

Ships hit by Wolfgang Ketelsen

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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.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim


Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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