Rolf Schauenburg

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  30 May 1913 Wintherthur, Switzerland
Died  2 Oct 1990(77)Hamburg, Germany


8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Feb 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-536 13 Jan 1943 20 Nov 1943   2 patrols (123 days) 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Rolf Schauenburg

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-536 1 Jun 1943  Kiel  9 Jul 1943  Lorient  Patrol 1,39 days
2. U-536 29 Aug 1943  Lorient  20 Nov 1943  Sunk  Patrol 2,84 days
2 patrols, 123 days at sea

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

Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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