Arved von Mühlendahl

Kapitän zur See (Crew 23)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  1 Nov 1904 Reval
Died  19 Sep 1944(39)North Sea

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1 Apr 1925 Fähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1927 Leutnant zur See
1 Jul 1929 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Oct 1934 Kapitänleutnant
1 Nov 1938 Korvettenkapitän
1 Nov 1942 Fregattenkapitän
1 Sep 1943 Kapitän zur See


U-boat Commands

U-867 12 Dec 1943 19 Sep 1944  (+)  1 patrol (11 days) 

Arved von Muhlendahl was one of the oldest U-boat commanders of WWII to depart on patrol when he took his boat U-867 out from Kiel, Germany on 9 Sep 1944. He was almost 40 years old at the time. The boat was sunk with all hands, 60 men, 11 days into the patrol by a British Liberator aircraft (Sqdn. 224/Q) on 19 Sept 1944 (Niestlé, 1998).


Busch, R. and Röll, H-J. (1999). German U-boat commanders of World War II.
Busch, R. and Röll, H-J. (1997). Der U-Bootkrieg 1939-1945 (Band 2).
Niestlé, A. (1998). German U-boat losses during World War II.

Patrol info for Arved von Mühlendahl

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-867 9 Sep 1944  Kiel  19 Sep 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,11 days

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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