Gustav Lüssow

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  30 Dec 1917 Teterow, Mecklenburg
Died  28 Jan 1944(26)North Atlantic


Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-571 31 May 1943 28 Jan 1944  (+)  3 patrols (110 days) 

Patrol info for Gustav Lüssow

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-571 8 Jun 1943  La Pallice  1 Sep 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 1,86 days
2. U-571 26 Dec 1943  La Pallice  28 Dec 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 2,3 days
3. U-571 8 Jan 1944  La Pallice  28 Jan 1944  Sunk  Patrol 3,21 days
3 patrols, 110 days at sea

Ships hit by Gustav Lüssow

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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

Listing of all U-boat commanders