Rudolf Meyer

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)


Successes
4 ships sunk, total tonnage 19,413 GRT

Born  1 Feb 1920 Leipzig
Died  23 Apr 1945(25)Bay of Biscay


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
7 Feb 1945 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-1055 8 Apr 1944 23 Apr 1945  (+)  2 patrols (72 days) 

Patrol info for Rudolf Meyer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1055 1 Dec 1944  Kiel  4 Dec 1944  Horten   4 days
2. U-1055 9 Dec 1944  Horten  10 Dec 1944  Marviken   2 days
3. U-1055 11 Dec 1944  Marviken  1 Feb 1945  Stavanger  Patrol 1,53 days
4. U-1055 22 Mar 1945  Stavanger  23 Mar 1945  Bergen   2 days
5. U-1055 5 Apr 1945  Bergen  23 Apr 1945    Patrol 2,19 days
2 patrols, 72 days at sea

Ships hit by Rudolf Meyer

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
9 Jan 1945U-1055 Jonas Lie7,198amON-277
11 Jan 1945U-1055 Roanoke2,606am
11 Jan 1945U-1055 Normandy Coast1,428br
15 Jan 1945U-1055 Maja8,181br
 19,413

4 ships sunk (19,413 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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