Friedrich Schumann-Hindenberg

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 32)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 17,087 GRT

Born  28 Mar 1913 Lübchow, Kolberg
Died  13 Jul 1991(78)


Ranks

4 Nov 1932 Seekadett
1 Oct 1937 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jun 1940 Kapitänleutnant
1 Nov 1944 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
18 Feb 1945 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-245 18 Dec 1943 9 May 1945   3 patrols (143 days) 


Friedrich Schumann-Hindenberg on the bridge.

Patrol info for Friedrich Schumann-Hindenberg


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-245 6 Aug 1944  Kiel  8 Aug 1944  Horten   3 days
2. U-245 14 Aug 1944  Horten  28 Oct 1944  Flensburg  Patrol 1,76 days
3. U-245 3 Jan 1945  Flensburg  6 Jan 1945  Helgoland   4 days
4. U-245 14 Jan 1945  Helgoland  18 Feb 1945  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 2,36 days
5. U-245 6 Apr 1945  Wilhelmshaven  7 Apr 1945  Helgoland   2 days
6. U-245 9 Apr 1945  Helgoland  9 May 1945  Bergen, Norway  Patrol 3,31 days
3 patrols, 143 days at sea

Ships hit by Friedrich Schumann-Hindenberg

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
5 Feb 1945U-245 Henry B. Plant7,240amTAM-71
18 Apr 1945U-245 Filleigh4,856brTAM-142
18 Apr 1945U-245 Karmt4,991nwTAM-142
 17,087

3 ships sunk (17,087 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders