Hannes Leinemann


No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  15 Dec 1908 Rüstrungen
Died   1980(71)

Oblt. Hannes Leinemann on the U-266


1 Jan 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1941 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jun 1944 Kapitänleutnant


  Spanish Cross in Bronze with Swords
  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  U-boat War Badge 1939
  Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-266 24 Jun 1942 11 Sep 1942   No war patrols 

Though listed as Crew 28 in some sources, Leinemann was not a naval officer prewar.

Patrol info for Hannes Leinemann

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

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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