Herbert Wohlfahrt ("Sir Parsifal")
Nationality German
Rank Lieutenant Commander
Born 5 June 1915, Kanagawa, Japan
Died 13 August 1982, Villingen, Germany
Nickname Was known in naval circles as "Sir Parsifal"
Career
April 1933 Entered the navy (Crew 33)
1 July 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 April 1936 Oberfähnrich zur See (Midshipman)
1 Oct. 1936 Leutnant zur See (Sub-Lieutenant)
May 1937 Joined the U-boat force
1 June 1938 Oberleutnant zur See (Lieutenant Junior Grade)
19 Oct. 1939 - 1 June 1940 Commander of U-14 (sank 9 craft, 12,362 tons)
15 June.1940 - 14 Dec. 1940 Commander of U-137 (sank 6 craft, 19,557 tons)
1 Oct 1940 Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander)
1940 -1941 Construction training U-556 (Blohm & Voss boat)
6 Feb. 1941 - 27 June 1941 Commander of U-556 (sank 5 craft, 23,557 tons)
July 1941 - July 1947 Prisoner of war
14 July 1947 Returned to Germany