Emil Claussen

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  6 Oct 1917 Flensburg
Died  25 Mar 1943(25)North Atlantic


3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See


5 Jul 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
14 Nov 1940 Minesweeper War Badge

U-boat Commands

U-469 7 Oct 1942 25 Mar 1943  (+)  1 patrol (10 days) 

Patrol info for Emil Claussen

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-469 16 Mar 1943  Kiel  25 Mar 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,10 days

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

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