Korvettenkapitän (Crew 33)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||6 Aug 1913|| ||Wilhelmshaven|
|Died ||12 May 1943||(29)||North Atlantic|
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|1 Apr 1933|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Jul 1934|| ||Fähnrich zur See|
|1 Apr 1936|| ||Oberfähnrich zur See|
|1 Oct 1936|| ||Leutnant zur See|
|1 Oct 1938|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|1 Apr 1941|| ||Kapitänleutnant|
|1 May 1943|| ||Korvettenkapitän|
|U-453 ||26 Jun 1941 ||8 Jul 1941 || No war patrols |
|U-121 ||9 Jul 1941 ||25 Mar 1942 || No war patrols |
Patrol info for Gert Hetschko
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.
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