Ernst-Ulrich Brüller

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 19,627 GRT
2 warships damaged, total tonnage 17,900 tons

Born  23 Sep 1917 Oppeln, Upper Silesia
Died  28 Feb 1997(79)


Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

15 Apr 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
8 Jul 1940 U-boat War Badge 1939
16 Nov 1940 Iron Cross 1st Class
29 Mar 1943 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Bronze "Medaglia di Bronzo al Valore Militare"
17 Oct 1944 U-boat Front Clasp

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-7 Jan, 1941 Feb, 1941   No war patrols 
U-23 21 Mar 1941 23 Sep 1941   No war patrols 
U-407 18 Dec 1941 14 Jan 1944   8 patrols (240 days) 

Patrol info for Ernst-Ulrich Brüller

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-407 15 Aug 1942  Kiel  9 Oct 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,56 days
2. U-407 2 Nov 1942  Brest  26 Nov 1942  Pola  Patrol 2,25 days
3. U-407 17 Jan 1943  Pola  26 Feb 1943  La Spezia  Patrol 3,41 days
4. U-407 21 Apr 1943  La Spezia  8 May 1943  Neapel  Patrol 4,18 days
5. U-407 12 May 1943  Neapel  28 May 1943  Toulon  Patrol 4,17 days
6. U-407 7 Jul 1943  Toulon  30 Jul 1943  Salamis  Patrol 5,24 days
7. U-407 17 Aug 1943  Salamis  8 Sep 1943  Pola  Patrol 6,23 days
8. U-407 9 Sep 1943  Pola  12 Sep 1943  Pola  Patrol 7,4 days
9. U-407 11 Nov 1943  Pola  12 Dec 1943  Pola  Patrol 8,32 days
8 patrols, 240 days at sea

Ships hit by Ernst-Ulrich Brüller

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
11 Nov 1942U-407 Viceroy of India19,627brTorch
 
23 Jul 1943U-407 HMS Newfoundland (59) (d.)8,800br
28 Nov 1943U-407 HMS Birmingham (19) (d.)9,100br
 37,527

1 ship sunk (19,627 tons) and 2 ships damaged (17,900 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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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