Hans-Joachim Dierks

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  16 Jul 1923 Georgsmarienhütte, Osnabrück
Died  13 Jun 2013(89)Osnabrück, Germany


23 Sep 1940 Offiziersanwärter
1 Aug 1941 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1942 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1943 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1944 Oberleutnant zur See


1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
1944 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1944 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-14 2 Jul 1944 3 Mar 1945   No war patrols 
U-137 Mar, 1945 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Hans-Joachim Dierks

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

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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