Rolf Dau

Fregattenkapitän (Crew 26)


Successes
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 4,803 GRT

Born  1 Apr 1906 Berlin-Charlottenburg


Ranks

1 Apr 1926 Offiziersanwärter
26 Oct 1926 Seekadett
1 Apr 1928 Fähnrich zur See
1 May 1930 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1930 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1933 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1936 Kapitänleutnant
1 Apr 1941 Korvettenkapitän
1 Jan 1945 Fregattenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-5 31 Aug 1935 27 Sep 1936   No war patrols 
U-31 28 Dec 1936 8 Nov 1938   No war patrols 
U-42 15 Jul 1939 13 Oct 1939   1 patrol (12 days) 

Patrol info for Rolf Dau

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-42 2 Oct 1939  Wilhelmshaven  13 Oct 1939  Sunk  Patrol 1,12 days

Ships hit by Rolf Dau

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
13 Oct 1939U-42 Stonepool (d.)4,803brOB-17
 4,803

1 ship damaged (4,803 tons).

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


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders