Eberhard Wetjen

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 35)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,334 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 4,996 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 2,491 GRT

Born  18 Dec 1914 Eldringen, Celle
Died  2 Jun 1941(26)North Atlantic


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Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-147 5 Apr 1941 2 Jun 1941  (+)  2 patrols (36 days) 

Crew 1935, not Crew 1936 per the 1937 Rangliste.

Patrol info for Eberhard Wetjen


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-147 16 Apr 1941  Kiel  11 May 1941  Bergen  Patrol 1,26 days
2. U-147 24 May 1941  Bergen  2 Jun 1941  Sunk  Patrol 2,10 days
2 patrols, 36 days at sea

Ships hit by Eberhard Wetjen

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Apr 1941U-147 Rimfakse1,334nw
31 May 1941U-147 Gravelines (t.)2,491brHX-127
2 Jun 1941U-147 Mokambo (d.)4,996beOB-329
 8,821

2 ships sunk (3,825 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,996 tons).

Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).


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