Olaf Lübcke

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  27 Aug 1919
Died  5 Feb 1979(59)Osnabrück, Germany

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
28 Jun 1938 Seekadett
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jan 1945 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-826 11 May 1944 11 May 1945   1 patrol (64 days) 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Olaf Lübcke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-826 25 Feb 1945  Kiel  28 Feb 1945  Horten   4 days
2. U-826 9 Mar 1945  Horten  11 May 1945  Loch Eriboll, UK  Patrol 1,64 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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