Franz Gramitzky

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 8,593 GRT

Born  18 May 1916 Lyck, East Prussia
Died  30 Sep 1978(62)


Ranks

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 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Aug 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-138 1 Jan 1941 18 Jun 1941   2 patrols (23 days) 

Patrol info for Franz Gramitzky


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-138 20 Apr 1941  Kiel  24 Apr 1941  Bergen   5 days
2. U-138 12 May 1941  Bergen  27 May 1941  Lorient  Patrol 1,16 days
3. U-138 12 Jun 1941  Lorient  18 Jun 1941  Sunk  Patrol 2,7 days
2 patrols, 23 days at sea

Ships hit by Franz Gramitzky

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
20 May 1941U-138 Javanese Prince8,593br
 8,593

1 ship sunk (8,593 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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