Hermann Neumann

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  7 Sep 1919 Mombach/Kreis Mainz
Died  7 May 1994(74)

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Kadett der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant der Marinewaffenwesen
1 Jan 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands


This man did not actually take official command of a U-boat but he had gone through all the motions (training, experience etc.) of commanding one.

Neumann began his career in the weapons branch before transferring to being a line officer in 1943.

Patrol info for Hermann Neumann

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

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

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