Hans-Dieter Wex

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  5 Sep 1920 Mönchengladbach
Died  12 Aug 1989(68)Damp, Germany


1 Dec 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Nov 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Nov 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


11 Oct 1943 Iron Cross 2nd Class
24 Jan 1944 Iron Cross 1st Class
10 Oct 1944 U-boat Front Clasp

U-boat Commands

U-2354 11 Jan 1945 9 May 1945   No war patrols 

He retired as Fregattenkapitän a.D. im Bundesmarine.

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death and post-war career.

Patrol info for Hans-Dieter Wex

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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