Hans Gilardone

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 32)

1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,218 GRT

Born  9 Jul 1912 Munich
Died  8 Dec 1942(30)Cape Farewell

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1 Apr 1932 Offiziersanwärter
4 Nov 1932 Seekadett
1 Jan 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 Sep 1935 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1937 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Feb 1940 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-254 8 Nov 1941 8 Dec 1942  (+)  2 patrols (55 days) 

Patrol info for Hans Gilardone

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-254 14 Jul 1942  Kiel  19 Aug 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,37 days
2. U-254 21 Nov 1942  Brest  8 Dec 1942  Sunk  Patrol 2,18 days
2 patrols, 55 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans Gilardone

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
2 Aug 1942U-254 Flora II1,218br

1 ship sunk (1,218 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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