Hans Hildebrandt

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 7,169 GRT

Born  24 Dec 1911 Bremen
Died  3 Nov 1980(68)


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Ranks

1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich 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-152 1 Oct 1941 31 Jul 1942   No war patrols 
U-636 20 Aug 1942 14 Feb 1944   7 patrols (125 days) 

Crew 1935, not Crew 1936.

Patrol info for Hans Hildebrandt

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-636 17 Apr 1943  Kiel  20 Apr 1943  Bergen   4 days
2. U-636 24 Apr 1943  Bergen  28 Apr 1943  Trondheim   5 days
3. U-636 2 May 1943  Trondheim  8 Jun 1943  Bergen  Patrol 1,38 days
4. U-636 24 Jul 1943  Bergen  27 Jul 1943  Narvik   4 days
5. U-636 28 Jul 1943  Narvik  31 Jul 1943  Hammerfest   4 days
6. U-636 31 Jul 1943  Hammerfest  7 Aug 1943  Narvik  Patrol 2,8 days
7. U-636 14 Aug 1943  Narvik  16 Aug 1943  Hammerfest   3 days
8. U-636 17 Aug 1943  Hammerfest  30 Aug 1943  Narvik  Patrol 3,14 days
9. U-636 5 Sep 1943  Narvik  9 Sep 1943  Bergen   5 days
10. U-636 24 Oct 1943  Bergen  25 Oct 1943  Trondheim   2 days
11. U-636 27 Oct 1943  Trondheim  31 Oct 1943  Narvik   5 days
12. U-636 2 Nov 1943  Narvik  3 Nov 1943  Hammerfest   2 days
13. U-636 6 Nov 1943  Hammerfest  17 Nov 1943  Hammerfest  Patrol 4,12 days
14. U-636 18 Nov 1943  Hammerfest  19 Nov 1943  Tromsö   2 days
15. U-636 21 Nov 1943  Tromsö  22 Nov 1943  Hammerfest   2 days
16. U-636 23 Nov 1943  Hammerfest  27 Dec 1943  Hammerfest  Patrol 5,35 days
17. U-636 30 Dec 1943  Hammerfest  8 Jan 1944  Narvik  Patrol 6,10 days
18. U-636 26 Jan 1944  Narvik  2 Feb 1944  Hammerfest  Patrol 7,8 days
19. U-636 4 Feb 1944  Hammerfest  5 Feb 1944  Narvik   2 days
20. U-636 8 Feb 1944  Narvik  11 Feb 1944  Trondheim   4 days
7 patrols, 125 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans Hildebrandt

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
6 Sep 1943U-636 Tbilisi [Mine]7,169sj
 7,169

1 ship sunk (7,169 tons).

Legend
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders