Werner Czygan

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 25)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 14,064 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 925 tons
2 ships damaged, total tonnage 11,945 GRT

Born  25 Nov 1904 Mogilno, Posen
Died  12 Jun 1943(38)Canary Islands


Werner Czygan in the tower

Ranks

1 Apr 1927 Fähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1931 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Feb 1936 Kapitänleutnant
1 Apr 1940 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

24 Apr 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
15 Jul 1941 Fleet War Badge
14 Dec 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
Feb 1943 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-118 6 Dec 1941 12 Jun 1943  (+)  4 patrols (112 days) 


The commissioning officers of U-118 on 6 Dec 1941.

Patrol info for Werner Czygan

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-118 19 Sep 1942  Kiel  16 Oct 1942  Lorient  Patrol 1,28 days
2. U-118 12 Nov 1942  Lorient  13 Dec 1942  Lorient  Patrol 2,32 days
3. U-118 7 Jan 1943  Lorient  8 Jan 1943  Brest   2 days
4. U-118 25 Jan 1943  Brest  26 Feb 1943  Bordeaux  Patrol 3,33 days
5. U-118 25 May 1943  Bordeaux  12 Jun 1943  Sunk  Patrol 4,19 days
4 patrols, 112 days at sea

Ships hit by Werner Czygan

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
7 Feb 1943U-118 Baltonia [Mine]2,013brMKS-7
7 Feb 1943U-118 Empire Mordred [Mine]7,024brMKS-7
7 Feb 1943U-118 Mary Slessor [Mine]5,027brMKS-7
10 Feb 1943U-118 Duero (d.) [Mine]2,008sp
22 Feb 1943U-118 Thorsholm (d.) [Mine]9,937nwGUS-4
22 Feb 1943U-118 HMCS Weyburn (K 173) [Mine]925caMKS-8
 26,934

4 ships sunk (14,989 tons) and 2 ships damaged (11,945 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

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

Listing of all U-boat commanders