Gustav-Adolf Janssen

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 11,430 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 13,945 GRT

Born  9 Apr 1915 Blankenese, Hamburg
Died  15 Nov 1978(63)


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 Apr 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
21 Jan 1944 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-151 22 Jul 1941 15 Nov 1941   No war patrols 
U-37 16 Nov 1941 30 Jun 1942   No war patrols 
U-103 15 Jul 1942 13 Mar 1944   4 patrols (254 days) 
U-3037 23 Apr 1945 3 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Gustav-Adolf Janssen

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-103 21 Oct 1942  Lorient  29 Dec 1942  Lorient  Patrol 1,70 days
2. U-103 7 Feb 1943  Lorient  26 Mar 1943  Lorient  Patrol 2,48 days
3. U-103 24 Apr 1943  Lorient  26 May 1943  Lorient  Patrol 3,33 days
4. U-103 25 Jul 1943  Lorient  26 Jul 1943  Lorient   2 days
5. U-103 18 Sep 1943  Lorient  19 Sep 1943  Brest  Patrol 4,2 days
6. U-103 23 Sep 1943  Brest  1 Jan 1944  Bergen  Patrol 4,101 days
7. U-103 3 Jan 1944  Bergen  7 Jan 1944  Kiel   5 days
4 patrols, 254 days at sea

Ships hit by Gustav-Adolf Janssen

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
31 Oct 1942U-103 Tasmania6,405brSL-125
6 Dec 1942U-103 Henry Stanley5,025brON-149
13 Dec 1942U-103 Hororata (d.)13,945br
 25,375

2 ships sunk (11,430 tons) and 1 ship damaged (13,945 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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