Volker Melzer

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  9 Jan 1918 Gruiten, Düsseldorf
Died   2009(90)


Ranks

16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Jan 1944 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-994 1 Apr 1944 9 May 1945   1 patrol (24 days) 

Patrol info for Volker Melzer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-994 22 Jun 1944  Kiel  24 Jun 1944  Marviken   3 days
2. U-994 24 Jun 1944  Marviken  17 Jul 1944  Bergen  Patrol 1,24 days
3. U-994 24 Jul 1944  Bergen  28 Jul 1944  Vallöy   5 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