Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 35)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||3 Dec 1911|| ||Kappeln, Schlei|
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|1 Oct 1943||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-244 ||10 Apr 1945 ||14 May 1945 || 1 patrol (30 days) |
Hans-Peter Mackeprang joined the Kriegsmarine in 1935. He served with the Coastal Defence Group Norwegian West Coast from Aug 1940 to July 1943. He went through U-boat training until Dec 1943 and then served as a Watch Officer with 23rd, 6th and 33rd U-boat flotillas until Dec 1944.
During his stint with the flotillas he served as the 2WO and 1WO on the U-758 from June to Dec 1944. U-boat commander course until Jan 1945. First Watch Officer on the U-244 during Feb to April 1945.
Mackeprang served as the acting commander on the U-244 until the end of the war. During that time he took the boat on a 30-day patrol around the British Isles.
Busch, R & Röll, H-J. (1998). German U-boat commanders of World War II.
Patrol info for Hans-Peter Mackeprang
| ||U-boat ||Departure
||Arrival|| || ||
||15 Apr 1945 ||Bergen
||14 May 1945 ||Loch Eriboll, UK
||Patrol 1,||30 days||
Ships hit by Hans-Peter Mackeprang