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-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.