Hans-Hermann Fitting

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)

1 ship sunk, total tonnage 8,966 GRT

Born  27 May 1920 Stargard, Pomerania
Died  16 Apr 1945(24)North Sea

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich der Marineverwaltung
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant der Marineverwaltung
1 Oct 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-1274 Jul, 1944 16 Apr 1945  (+)  1 patrol (16 days) 

Fitting began his career in the Marineverwaltung (administrative and pay) branch before transferring to being a line officer in about 1943.

Patrol info for Hans-Hermann Fitting

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1274 24 Mar 1945  Kiel  27 Mar 1945  Horten   4 days
2. U-1274 1 Apr 1945  Horten  16 Apr 1945  Sunk  Patrol 1,16 days

Ships hit by Hans-Hermann Fitting

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
16 Apr 1945U-1274 Athelduke8,966brFS-1784

1 ship sunk (8,966 tons).

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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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