Rudolf von Singule
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||8 Apr 1883|| ||Pola, Austria-Hungary|
|Died ||2 May 1945||(62)||Brünn, Chech|
|1 May 1906|| ||Fregattenleutnant|
|1 May 1911|| ||Linienschiffleutnant|
|1 Feb 1942|| ||Korvettenkapitän|
|UD-4 ||16 Oct 1941 ||29 Apr 1942 || No war patrols |
Rudolf Singule was a highly-decorated WWI U-boat commander: see his KUK career page.
In 1939 he was recalled to service in the Kriegsmarine as a U-boat instructor in Italy and Kiel. He commanded the school boat UD-4
(the former Dutch submarine O 26
), part of the 5th (Training) Flotilla
at Kiel between 1941-42.
He was killed attempting to protect a woman from drunken Soviet soldiers on a street in Brünn (Brno, Czech Republic) five days before the German surrender.
Patrol info for Rudolf von Singule
This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.