Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)
|Born||21 Jan 1919||Danzig|
|Died||12 Aug 2003||(84)|
|U-731||3 Oct 1942||30 Nov 1943||2 patrols (110 days)|
Johann Heinrich Werner Techand went through U-boat training in the first half of 1941 and then joined the U-135 as its First Watch Officer (IWO) from August 1941 to July 1942. he then went to U-boat Commander School and Babelehrung (U-boat construction commander) from Sept 1942 before being given command of the U-731 on 3 Oct 1942.
Werner Techand was 24 years old when he took his boat out for its first patrol on 29 April 1943.
Werner Techand left his U-731, after completing two patrols, on 30 Nov 1943 and joined the staff of the 1st U-boat flotilla. He served in various staff positions until the end of the war.
His last name is in many sources shown as Teschand (extra s), the proper spelling is Techand.
Patrol info for Werner Techand
|1.||U-731||29 Apr 1943||Kiel||12 Jun 1943||Brest||Patrol 1,||45 days|
|2.||U-731||29 Aug 1943||Brest||1 Nov 1943||Brest||Patrol 2,||65 days|
|2 patrols, 110 days at sea|
Ships hit by Werner Techand
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