Walter Schug

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 9,614 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 8,627 GRT

Born  22 Oct 1910 Cologne
Died  29 Nov 1943(33)North Atlantic


Ranks

8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Oct 1941 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-86 8 Jul 1941 29 Nov 1943  (+)  8 patrols (415 days) 

Patrol info for Walter Schug

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-86 7 Dec 1941  Kiel  22 Dec 1941  Brest  Patrol 1,16 days
2. U-86 27 Dec 1941  Brest  15 Feb 1942  Brest  Patrol 2,51 days
3. U-86 25 Mar 1942  Brest  26 May 1942  Brest  Patrol 3,63 days
4. U-86 2 Jul 1942  Brest  18 Sep 1942  Brest  Patrol 4,79 days
5. U-86 31 Oct 1942  Brest  7 Jan 1943  Brest  Patrol 5,69 days
6. U-86 24 Feb 1943  Brest  16 Apr 1943  Brest  Patrol 6,52 days
7. U-86 8 Jul 1943  Brest  11 Sep 1943  Brest  Patrol 7,66 days
8. U-86 30 Oct 1943  Brest  1 Nov 1943  Brest   3 days
9. U-86 11 Nov 1943  Brest  29 Nov 1943  Sunk  Patrol 8,19 days
8 patrols, 415 days at sea

Ships hit by Walter Schug

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
16 Jan 1942U-86 Toorak (d.)8,627brON-52
18 Jan 1942U-86 Dimitrios G. Thermiotis4,271grSC-63
6 Aug 1942U-86 Wawaloam342am
 
11 Mar 1943U-86 Brant County5,001nwHX-228
 18,241

3 ships sunk (9,614 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,627 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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


Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.

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