Reinhard von Hymmen

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 33)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 19,689 GRT

Born  5 Nov 1914 Berlin
Died  5 Nov 1942(28)Arctic Ocean


Ranks

1 Apr 1933Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1934Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1936Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1936Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1938Oberleutnant zur See
1 Dec 1940Kapitänleutnant
1 Nov 1942Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-408 19 Nov 1941 5 Nov 1942  (+)  3 patrols (63 days) 

Patrol info for Reinhard von Hymmen


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-408 21 May 1942  Kiel  1 Jun 1942  Skjomenfjord   12 days
2. U-408 7 Jun 1942  Skjomenfjord  16 Jul 1942  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 1,40 days
3. U-408 18 Jul 1942  Skjomenfjord  20 Jul 1942  Bergen   3 days
4. U-408 3 Sep 1942  Bergen  5 Sep 1942  Skjomenfjord   3 days
5. U-408 10 Sep 1942  Skjomenfjord  26 Sep 1942  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 2,17 days
6. U-408 31 Oct 1942  Narvik  5 Nov 1942  Sunk  Patrol 3,6 days
3 patrols, 63 days at sea

Ships hit by Reinhard von Hymmen

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
13 Sep 1942U-408 Oliver Ellsworth7,191amPQ-18
13 Sep 1942U-408 Stalingrad3,559sjPQ-18
14 Sep 1942U-408 Atheltemplar8,939brPQ-18
 19,689

3 ships sunk (19,689 tons).

Legend
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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