Fritz Parduhn

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 15,209 GRT

Born  27 Nov 1918 Apen, Oldenburg
Died  30 Apr 1945(26)Bay of Biscay


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
28 Jun 1938 Kadett der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 May 1940 Leutnant der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Jan 1945 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-1107 8 Aug 1944 30 Apr 1945  (+)  1 patrol (33 days) 

Parduhn began his career in the weapons branch before transferring to become a line officer.

Patrol info for Fritz Parduhn

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1107 24 Mar 1945  Kiel  27 Mar 1945  Horten   4 days
2. U-1107 29 Mar 1945  Horten  30 Apr 1945  Sunk  Patrol 1,33 days

Ships hit by Fritz Parduhn

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Apr 1945U-1107 Cyrus H. McCormick7,181amHX-348
18 Apr 1945U-1107 Empire Gold8,028brHX-348
 15,209

2 ships sunk (15,209 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