Rolf Bahn

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  6 Mar 1918 Rüstringen
Died  27 May 1997(79)

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1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Aug 1943 Kapitänleutnant


1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
28 Oct 1941 Fleet War Badge
24 Mar 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
Sep 1942 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-1235 Mar, 1944 Apr, 1944   No war patrols 
U-876 24 May 1944 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Bahn is often incorrectly listed as being in Crew 36; he was part of Crew 1937a but promoted early at some point in his career.

Patrol info for Rolf Bahn

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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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