Ernst Edelhoff

Oberleutnant zur See (entry, Jahrgang 36)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  13 Oct 1917 Lübeck

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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 Jul 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


25 Sep 1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class

U-boat Commands

U-324 5 Apr 1944 9 May 1945   1 patrol (9 days) 

Patrol info for Ernst Edelhoff

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-324 6 Mar 1945  Kiel  16 Mar 1945  Horten   11 days
2. U-324 22 Mar 1945  Horten  30 Mar 1945  Bergen  Patrol 1,9 days

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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