Ernst-August Racky

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  1 Sep 1919 Schierstein, Wiesbaden
Died  1 Sep 1982(63)

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Jan 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-52 1 Apr 1943 22 Oct 1943   No war patrols 
U-429 27 Oct 1943 15 Oct 1944   No war patrols 
U-3019 23 Dec 1944 2 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Ernst-August Racky

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

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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