Hilmar Siemon

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 14,372 GRT

Born  29 Mar 1915 Apenrade
Died  11 Apr 1945(30)North Atlantic


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Ranks

8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1941 Fleet War Badge
 Iron Cross 1st Class
 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-334 9 Oct 1941 31 Mar 1943   3 patrols (86 days) 
U-396 Mar, 1945 11 Apr 1945  (+)  1 patrol (30 days) 

Patrol info for Hilmar Siemon

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-334 18 Mar 1942  Kiel  14 Apr 1942  Trondheim  Patrol 1,28 days
2. U-334 7 Jun 1942  Trondheim  10 Jun 1942  Trondheim  Patrol 2,4 days
3. U-334 15 Jun 1942  Trondheim  6 Jul 1942  Neidenfjord  Patrol 2,22 days
4. U-334 9 Jul 1942  Neidenfjord  14 Jul 1942  Trondheim   6 days
5. U-334 31 Oct 1942  Trondheim  1 Dec 1942  Narvik  Patrol 3,32 days
6. U-334 2 Dec 1942  Narvik  4 Dec 1942  Trondheim   3 days
7. U-334 12 Dec 1942  Trondheim  16 Dec 1942  Bergen   5 days
8. U-396 13 Mar 1945  Trondheim  11 Apr 1945    Patrol 4,30 days
4 patrols, 116 days at sea

Ships hit by Hilmar Siemon

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
4 Jul 1942U-334 William Hooper7,177amPQ-17
5 Jul 1942U-334 Earlston7,195brPQ-17
 14,372

2 ships sunk (14,372 tons).

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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


Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.

Listing of all U-boat commanders