Hans-Joachim Schmidt-Weichert

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  7 May 1915 Altona
Died  12 Aug 1985(70)


Kriegsmarine crew book photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-9 2 Jul 1941 18 Apr 1942   No war patrols 
U-9 28 Oct 1942 15 Sep 1943   6 patrols (132 days) 
U-3501 Apr, 1945 1 May 1945   No war patrols 

Crew of 1936

Hans-Joachim Schmidt-Weichert was one of the Kriegsmarine's famous Olympia Crew. This Crew chose the Olympic rings as their symbol (the 1936 Olympic games were held in Berlin). It was the largest Crew, and produced more U-boat commanders than any other – of the 164 who 'graduated', 140 took command during the war.

Patrol info for Hans-Joachim Schmidt-Weichert

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-9 11 Nov 1942  Konstanza  1 Dec 1942  Konstanza  Patrol 1,21 days
2. U-9 19 Dec 1942  Konstanza  7 Jan 1943  Konstanza  Patrol 2,20 days
3. U-9 3 Feb 1943  Konstanza  3 Mar 1943  Konstanza  Patrol 3,29 days
4. U-9 17 Apr 1943  Konstanza  10 May 1943  Konstanza  Patrol 4,24 days
5. U-9 20 May 1943  Konstanza  12 Jun 1943  Konstanza  Patrol 5,24 days
6. U-9 26 Aug 1943  Konstanza  6 Sep 1943  Sevastopol  Patrol 6,12 days
7. U-9 9 Sep 1943  Sevastopol  10 Sep 1943  Konstanza  Patrol 6,2 days
6 patrols, 132 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans-Joachim Schmidt-Weichert

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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