Hans-Peter Mackeprang

Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  3 Dec 1911 Kappeln, Schlei

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1 Oct 1943 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve


U-boat Commands

U-244 10 Apr 1945 14 May 1945   1 patrol (30 days) 

Hans-Peter Mackeprang joined the Kriegsmarine in 1935. He served with the Coastal Defence Group Norwegian West Coast from Aug 1940 to July 1943. He went through U-boat training until Dec 1943 and then served as a Watch Officer with 23rd, 6th and 33rd U-boat flotillas until Dec 1944.

During his stint with the flotillas he served as the 2WO and 1WO on the U-758 from June to Dec 1944. U-boat commander course until Jan 1945. First Watch Officer on the U-244 during Feb to April 1945.

Mackeprang served as the acting commander on the U-244 until the end of the war. During that time he took the boat on a 30-day patrol around the British Isles.


Busch, R & Röll, H-J. (1998). German U-boat commanders of World War II.

Patrol info for Hans-Peter Mackeprang

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-244 15 Apr 1945  Bergen  14 May 1945  Loch Eriboll, UK  Patrol 1,30 days

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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