Hans Hildebrandt

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 7,169 GRT

Born  24 Dec 1911 Bremen
Died  3 Nov 1980(68)


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Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Sep 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-152 1 Oct 1941 31 Jul 1942   No war patrols 
U-636 20 Aug 1942 14 Feb 1944   7 patrols (125 days) 

Crew 1935, not Crew 1936.

Patrol info for Hans Hildebrandt

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-636 17 Apr 1943  Kiel  20 Apr 1943  Bergen   4 days
2. U-636 24 Apr 1943  Bergen  28 Apr 1943  Trondheim   5 days
3. U-636 2 May 1943  Trondheim  8 Jun 1943  Bergen  Patrol 1,38 days
4. U-636 24 Jul 1943  Bergen  27 Jul 1943  Narvik   4 days
5. U-636 28 Jul 1943  Narvik  31 Jul 1943  Hammerfest   4 days
6. U-636 31 Jul 1943  Hammerfest  7 Aug 1943  Narvik  Patrol 2,8 days
7. U-636 14 Aug 1943  Narvik  16 Aug 1943  Hammerfest   3 days
8. U-636 17 Aug 1943  Hammerfest  30 Aug 1943  Narvik  Patrol 3,14 days
9. U-636 5 Sep 1943  Narvik  9 Sep 1943  Bergen   5 days
10. U-636 24 Oct 1943  Bergen  25 Oct 1943  Trondheim   2 days
11. U-636 27 Oct 1943  Trondheim  31 Oct 1943  Narvik   5 days
12. U-636 2 Nov 1943  Narvik  3 Nov 1943  Hammerfest   2 days
13. U-636 6 Nov 1943  Hammerfest  17 Nov 1943  Hammerfest  Patrol 4,12 days
14. U-636 18 Nov 1943  Hammerfest  19 Nov 1943  Tromsö   2 days
15. U-636 21 Nov 1943  Tromsö  22 Nov 1943  Hammerfest   2 days
16. U-636 23 Nov 1943  Hammerfest  27 Dec 1943  Hammerfest  Patrol 5,35 days
17. U-636 30 Dec 1943  Hammerfest  8 Jan 1944  Narvik  Patrol 6,10 days
18. U-636 26 Jan 1944  Narvik  2 Feb 1944  Hammerfest  Patrol 7,8 days
19. U-636 4 Feb 1944  Hammerfest  5 Feb 1944  Narvik   2 days
20. U-636 8 Feb 1944  Narvik  11 Feb 1944  Trondheim   4 days
7 patrols, 125 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans Hildebrandt

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
6 Sep 1943U-636 Tbilisi [Mine]7,169sj
 7,169

1 ship sunk (7,169 tons).

Legend
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.


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

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