Wolfgang Rahn

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  31 Oct 1920 Worms
Died  10 Mar 1944(23)Mediterranean


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

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

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-343 18 Feb 1943 10 Mar 1944  (+)  3 patrols (58 days) 

Patrol info for Wolfgang Rahn

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-343 16 Oct 1943  Kiel  19 Oct 1943  Trondheim   4 days
2. U-343 22 Oct 1943  Trondheim  16 Nov 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 1,26 days
3. U-343 26 Dec 1943  La Pallice  19 Jan 1944  Toulon  Patrol 2,25 days
4. U-343 4 Mar 1944  Toulon  10 Mar 1944  Sunk  Patrol 3,7 days
3 patrols, 58 days at sea

Ships hit by Wolfgang 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