Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||2 Aug 1918|| ||Düsseldorf|
|Died ||23 Sep 1957||(39)|
|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 Sep 1943||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-1307 ||17 Nov 1944 ||8 May 1945 || No war patrols |
In 1957 Hans Buscher was the second officer on the Pamir, the famous Flying P-Liner sailing ship of the German shipping company F. Laeisz. On 21 Sept 1957 the ship was hit by Hurricane Carrie and sank shortly afterwards due to heavy listing to port. Hans Buscher died on a life boat two or three days later and only 6 survived from her crew of 86 (Wikipedia).
Ships hit by Hans Buscher
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.