Wolfgang Sträter

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 5,730 GRT

Born  21 May 1916 Cologne
Died  29 Jul 1943(27)north-west of Cape Finisterre


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Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jul 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-20 20 May 1941 4 Dec 1941   No war patrols 
U-614 19 Mar 1942 29 Jul 1943  (+)  3 patrols (97 days) 

Patrol info for Wolfgang Sträter

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-614 9 Jan 1943  Kiel  26 Feb 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,49 days
2. U-614 12 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  24 May 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,43 days
3. U-614 25 Jul 1943  St. Nazaire  29 Jul 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,5 days
3 patrols, 97 days at sea

Ships hit by Wolfgang Sträter

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
7 Feb 1943U-614 Harmala5,730brSC-118
 5,730

1 ship sunk (5,730 tons).

Legend
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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.

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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