Hans Geissler

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  1 Oct 1916 Rüdensheim


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Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Sep 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-440 24 Jan 1942 19 May 1943   4 patrols (137 days) 

Patrol info for Hans Geissler

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-440 1 Sep 1942  Kiel  21 Sep 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,21 days
2. U-440 19 Oct 1942  Brest  13 Nov 1942  Brest  Patrol 2,26 days
3. U-440 12 Dec 1942  Brest  26 Jan 1943  Brest  Patrol 3,46 days
4. U-440 27 Feb 1943  Brest  11 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 4,44 days
4 patrols, 137 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