Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||15 Jun 1918|| |
|Died ||6 Jun 1992||(73)|
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|9 Oct 1937||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Apr 1939||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Mar 1940||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 May 1940||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Dec 1942||Oberleutnant zur See|
This man did not actually take official command of a U-boat but he had gone through all the motions (training, experience etc.) of commanding one.
Ships hit by Hans-Johann Hansen
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.