Herbert-Viktor Schütze

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 8,409 GRT

Born  24 Feb 1917 Hannover
Died  14 Nov 1942(25)Mediterranean


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Ranks

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

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-605 15 Jan 1942 14 Nov 1942  (+)  3 patrols (78 days) 

Patrol info for Herbert-Viktor Schütze


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-605 28 Jul 1942  Kiel  4 Sep 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,39 days
2. U-605 1 Oct 1942  Brest  14 Oct 1942  La Spezia  Patrol 2,14 days
3. U-605 21 Oct 1942  La Spezia  14 Nov 1942  Sunk  Patrol 3,25 days
3 patrols, 78 days at sea

Ships hit by Herbert-Viktor Schütze

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
3 Aug 1942U-605 Bombay229br
25 Aug 1942U-605 Katvaldis3,163brONS-122
25 Aug 1942U-605 Sheaf Mount5,017brONS-122
 8,409

3 ships sunk (8,409 tons).


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