Hans Kolbus

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  5 Oct 1919 Löhne, Westphalia


Hans Kolbus in the center.

Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-421 13 Jan 1943 29 Apr 1944   2 patrols (107 days) 
U-596 Jul, 1944 8 Sep 1944   1 patrol (35 days) 
U-407 9 Sep 1944 19 Sep 1944   1 patrol (11 days) 

Patrol info for Hans Kolbus

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-421 6 Nov 1943  Kiel  8 Jan 1944  Brest  Patrol 1,64 days
2. U-421 19 Feb 1944  Brest  1 Apr 1944  Toulon  Patrol 2,43 days
3. U-596 29 Jul 1944  Pola  1 Sep 1944  Salamis  Patrol 3,35 days
4. U-407 9 Sep 1944  Salamis  19 Sep 1944  Sunk  Patrol 4,11 days
4 patrols, 153 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans Kolbus

No entries found.


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