Hans Umlauf

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  29 Jan 1918 Dilsburg, Saar

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Kadett des Marinewaffenwesens
1 May 1938 Fähnrich des Marinewaffenwesens
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich des Marinewaffenwesens
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant des Marinewaffenwesens
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant des Marinewaffenwesens
1 Mar 1943 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jun 1944 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-1168 Jul, 1944 4 May 1945   No war patrols 

Umlauf was originally a weapons branch officer that became a line officer in 1943.

Patrol info for Hans Umlauf

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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

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