Kapitänleutnant (Crew 29)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||28 Jul 1910|| ||Böhlitz-Ehrenburg, Leipzig|
|1 Apr 1945||Kapitänleutnant|
|U-1205 ||2 Mar 1944 ||3 May 1945 || No war patrols |
Hermann Zander joined the Kriegsmarine in 1929. He served as a torpedo officer on the light cruiser Nürnberg from Nov 1941 to May 1943. He went through U-boat training from until Oct 1943, then U-boat Commander training with the 3. ULD, 23th Flotilla and 24th Flotilla until Jan 1944 (Busch & Röll, 1999).
Oblt. Zander went through his U-boat familiarization (Baubelehrung) from Jan to March 1944 to prepare him for his own command of a new U-boat. On 2 March 1944 he commissioned the new type VIIC boat U-1205 at Danzig (Busch & Röll, 1999).
Kptlt. Hermann Zander never went out on a war patrol with boat and scuttled it during Operation Rebenbogen on 3 May 1945 at Kiel (Niestlé, 1998).
Busch, R. and Röll, H-J. (1999). German U-boat commanders of World War II.
Niestlé, A. (1998). German U-boat losses during World War II.
Ships hit by Hermann Zander