Hanskurt von Bremen

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 638 GRT
2 warships sunk, total tonnage 1,696 tons

Born  11 Aug 1918 Goslar, Lahn
Died  20 Dec 1999(81)


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

1940 Minesweeper War Badge
14 Sep 1942 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1944 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-764 6 May 1943 14 May 1945   8 patrols (248 days) 

Patrol info for Hanskurt von Bremen

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-764 26 Oct 1943  Kiel  11 Dec 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,47 days
2. U-764 17 Jan 1944  Brest  15 Mar 1944  Brest  Patrol 2,59 days
3. U-764 26 Apr 1944  Brest  28 Apr 1944  Brest  Patrol 3,3 days
4. U-764 18 May 1944  Brest  28 May 1944  Brest  Patrol 3,11 days
5. U-764 6 Jun 1944  Brest  23 Jun 1944  Brest  Patrol 4,18 days
6. U-764 6 Aug 1944  Brest  19 Sep 1944  Bergen  Patrol 5,45 days
7. U-764 26 Dec 1944  Bergen  4 Feb 1945  Bergen  Patrol 6,41 days
8. U-764 15 Mar 1945  Bergen  18 Mar 1945  Bergen   4 days
9. U-764 19 Mar 1945  Bergen  23 Mar 1945  Bergen  Patrol 7,5 days
10. U-764 26 Apr 1945  Bergen  14 May 1945  Loch Eriboll, UK  Patrol 8,19 days
8 patrols, 248 days at sea

Ships hit by Hanskurt von Bremen

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
15 Jun 1944U-764 HMS Blackwood (K 313)1,085br
20 Aug 1944U-764 Coral638brETC-72
25 Aug 1944U-764 HMS LCT-1074611br
 2,334

3 ships sunk (2,334 tons).


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


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim


The War Diaries of U-764

Guske, Heinz F. K.


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