Hans-Joachim Schwebcke

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,226 GRT
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 425 GRT

Born  22 Mar 1918 Lübeck
Died  14 Mar 1945(26)North Sea


Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jun 1944 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-714 10 Feb 1943 14 Mar 1945  (+)  6 patrols (176 days) 

Patrol info for Hans-Joachim Schwebcke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-714 23 Sep 1943  Kiel  29 Sep 1943  Trondheim   7 days
2. U-714 13 Oct 1943  Trondheim  2 Dec 1943  Lorient  Patrol 1,51 days
3. U-714 11 Jan 1944  Lorient  15 Jan 1944  Lorient  Patrol 2,5 days
4. U-714 20 Jan 1944  Lorient  25 Feb 1944  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,37 days
5. U-714 6 Jun 1944  St. Nazaire  15 Jun 1944  La Pallice  Patrol 3,10 days
6. U-714 21 Aug 1944  La Pallice  25 Aug 1944  La Pallice   5 days
7. U-714 27 Aug 1944  La Pallice  20 Oct 1944  Farsund  Patrol 4,55 days
8. U-714 23 Oct 1944  Farsund  28 Oct 1944  Flensburg  Patrol 5,6 days
9. U-714 17 Feb 1945  Kiel  22 Feb 1945  Horten   6 days
10. U-714 3 Mar 1945  Horten  14 Mar 1945  Sunk  Patrol 6,12 days
6 patrols, 176 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans-Joachim Schwebcke

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
10 Mar 1945U-714 HNoMS Nordhav II (FY 1906)425nwFS-1753
14 Mar 1945U-714 Magne1,226swFS-1756
 1,651

2 ships sunk (1,651 tons).

Legend
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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