Wilfried Prellberg

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 33)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 9,789 GRT

Born  18 Oct 1913 Hamelin
Died  19 Mar 1986(72)Hamelin, Germany


Ranks

1 Oct 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1937 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Nov 1939 Kapitänleutnant
1 Jan 1944 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-19 1 May 1940 19 Jun 1940   No war patrols 
U-31 30 Jul 1940 2 Nov 1940   2 patrols (38 days) 

Patrol info for Wilfried Prellberg

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-31 16 Sep 1940  Wilhelmshaven  8 Oct 1940  Lorient  Patrol 1,23 days
2. U-31 19 Oct 1940  Lorient  2 Nov 1940    Patrol 2,15 days
2 patrols, 38 days at sea

Ships hit by Wilfried Prellberg

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Sep 1940U-31 Union Jack81fa
27 Sep 1940U-31 Vestvard4,319nwOB-218
29 Oct 1940U-31 Matina5,389br
 9,789

3 ships sunk (9,789 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders