Hermann Rahn

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  14 Oct 1918 Worms
Died  19 Mar 1943(24)Baltic Sea

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


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 (posthumous)


U-boat Commands

U-5 10 Nov 1942 19 Mar 1943  (+)  No war patrols 

Patrol info for Hermann Rahn

Ships hit by Hermann Rahn

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