Eberhard Wetjen

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 35)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,334 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 4,996 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 2,491 GRT

Born  18 Dec 1914 Eldringen, Celle
Died  2 Jun 1941(26)North Atlantic


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Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

30 Apr 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
12 May 1941 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-147 5 Apr 1941 2 Jun 1941  (+)  2 patrols (36 days) 

Crew 1935 and not Crew 1936 per the 1937 Rangliste.

Patrol info for Eberhard Wetjen

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-147 16 Apr 1941  Kiel  11 May 1941  Bergen  Patrol 1,26 days
2. U-147 24 May 1941  Bergen  2 Jun 1941  Sunk  Patrol 2,10 days
2 patrols, 36 days at sea

Ships hit by Eberhard Wetjen

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Apr 1941U-147 Rimfakse1,334nw
31 May 1941U-147 Gravelines (t.)2,491brHX-127
2 Jun 1941U-147 Mokambo (d.)4,996beOB-329
 8,821

2 ships sunk (3,825 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,996 tons).

Legend
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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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