Gero Zimmermann

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 29)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  23 Jun 1910 Berlin
Died  3 Aug 1941(31)south-west of Iceland

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1 Apr 1929 Offiziersanwärter
10 Oct 1929 Seekadett
1 Jan 1931 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1933 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1933 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1935 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Nov 1938 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-401 10 Apr 1941 3 Aug 1941  (+)  1 patrol (26 days) 

Patrol info for Gero Zimmermann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-401 28 Jun 1941  Königsberg  3 Jul 1941  Trondheim   6 days
2. U-401 9 Jul 1941  Trondheim  3 Aug 1941  Sunk  Patrol 1,26 days

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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