Georg Preuss

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  30 Dec 1916 Andreasthal, Schwetz
Died  5 Nov 1960(43)


Kriegsmarine crew book photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-1224 20 Oct 1943 15 Feb 1944   No war patrols 
U-875 21 Apr 1944 9 May 1945   No war patrols 

Crew of 1936

Georg Preuß was one of the Kriegsmarine's famous Olympia Crew. This Crew chose the Olympic rings as their symbol (the 1936 Olympic games were held in Berlin). It was the largest Crew, and produced more U-boat commanders than any other – of the 164 who 'graduated', 140 took command during the war.

Patrol info for Georg Preuss

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

Ships hit by Georg Preuss

No entries found.


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