Henning Schümann

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  17 Apr 1919 Elmschenhagen, Schleswig-Holstein
Died  16 Mar 1944(24)Strait of Gibraltar


9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
28 Jun 1938 Seekadett
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-392 29 May 1943 16 Mar 1944  (+)  2 patrols (67 days) 

Patrol info for Henning Schümann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-392 2 Dec 1943  Kiel  20 Jan 1944  Brest  Patrol 1,50 days
2. U-392 29 Feb 1944  Brest  16 Mar 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,17 days
2 patrols, 67 days at sea

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

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