Ernst-Wolfgang Rave

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  9 Sep 1917 Wuppertal-Elberfeld
Died  26 Oct 1990(73)Bad Godesberg, Germany

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Dec 1944 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-554 19 Nov 1944 22 Mar 1945   No war patrols 

He retired as Kapitän zur See (e. Captain) from the post-war German navy.

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death and post-war career.

Patrol info for Ernst-Wolfgang Rave

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

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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