Helmuth Wüst

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  31 Jul 1920 Wiesbaden
Died  29 Apr 2003(82)

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Oct 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-146 22 Dec 1944 9 Mar 1945   No war patrols 

Wüst began his career in the weapons branch before transferring to being a line officer.

Patrol info for Helmuth Wüst

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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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