Rudolf Premauer

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 15,259 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 6,825 GRT

Born  8 May 1919 Stuttgart
Died  30 Apr 1945(25)off Boston, USA


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jan 1945 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-857 16 Sep 1943 30 Apr 1945  (+)  3 patrols (229 days) 

Patrol info for Rudolf Premauer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-857 9 May 1944  Kiel  13 Aug 1944  Bordeaux  Patrol 1,97 days
2. U-857 25 Aug 1944  Bordeaux  11 Oct 1944  Flensburg  Patrol 2,48 days
3. U-857 17 Oct 1944  Flensburg  19 Oct 1944  Hamburg   3 days
4. U-857 1 Dec 1944  Hamburg  1 Dec 1944  Kiel   1 days
5. U-857 30 Jan 1945  Kiel  2 Feb 1945  Horten   4 days
6. U-857 6 Feb 1945  Horten  30 Apr 1945  Sunk  Patrol 3,84 days
3 patrols, 229 days at sea

Ships hit by Rudolf Premauer

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
14 Apr 1945U-857 Belgian Airman6,959be
18 Apr 1945U-857 Swiftscout8,300am
23 Apr 1945U-857 Katy (d.)6,825nw
 22,084

2 ships sunk (15,259 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,825 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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