Gerhard Wysk

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)

1 ship sunk, total tonnage 5,149 GRT
2 ships a total loss, total tonnage 14,367 GRT

Born  2 May 1920 Weilburg, Lahn
Died  29 Dec 1944(24)English Channel

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


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


U-boat Commands

U-322 5 Feb 1944 29 Dec 1944  (+)  2 patrols (50 days) 

Patrol info for Gerhard Wysk

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-322 2 Nov 1944  Kiel  6 Nov 1944  Horten  Patrol 1,5 days
2. U-322 15 Nov 1944  Horten  29 Dec 1944    Patrol 2,45 days
2 patrols, 50 days at sea

Ships hit by Gerhard Wysk

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
23 Dec 1944U-322 Dumfries5,149brMKS-71
29 Dec 1944U-322 Arthur Sewall (t.)7,176amTBC-21
29 Dec 1944U-322 Black Hawk (t.)7,191amTBC-21

3 ships sunk (19,516 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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