Burckhard Hackländer

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 33)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 557 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,870 tons
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 5,395 GRT

Born  17 Dec 1914 Lüneburg
Died  20 Jan 2001(86)Kiel, Germany


Kptlt. Burckhard Hacklander returning from patrol on 8 March 1943.

Ranks

1 Apr 1933 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1936 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1938 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Nov 1940 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-454 24 Jul 1941 1 Aug 1943   10 patrols (290 days) 

Patrol info for Burckhard Hackländer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-454 1 Dec 1941  Kiel  12 Dec 1941  Kirkenes   12 days
2. U-454 25 Dec 1941  Kirkenes  20 Jan 1942  Kirkenes  Patrol 1,27 days
3. U-454 27 Jan 1942  Kirkenes  3 Feb 1942  Trondheim  Patrol 2,8 days
4. U-454 24 Feb 1942  Trondheim  15 Mar 1942  Kirkenes  Patrol 3,20 days
5. U-454 24 Mar 1942  Kirkenes  2 Apr 1942  Kirkenes  Patrol 4,10 days
6. U-454 8 Apr 1942  Kirkenes  20 Apr 1942  Kirkenes  Patrol 5,13 days
7. U-454 23 Apr 1942  Kirkenes  29 Apr 1942  Bergen   7 days
8. U-454 30 Apr 1942  Bergen  3 May 1942  Kiel   4 days
9. U-454 4 Jul 1942  Kiel  17 Aug 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 6,45 days
10. U-454 15 Sep 1942  St. Nazaire  16 Sep 1942  St. Nazaire   2 days
11. U-454 26 Sep 1942  St. Nazaire  7 Dec 1942  St. Nazaire  Patrol 7,73 days
12. U-454 18 Jan 1943  St. Nazaire  8 Mar 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 8,50 days
13. U-454 17 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  23 May 1943  La Pallice  Patrol 9,37 days
14. U-454 26 Jul 1943  La Pallice  1 Aug 1943  Sunk  Patrol 10,7 days
10 patrols, 290 days at sea

Ships hit by Burckhard Hackländer

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
17 Jan 1942U-454 RT-68 Enisej557sj
17 Jan 1942U-454 Harmatris (d.)5,395brPQ-8
17 Jan 1942U-454 HMS Matabele (G 26)1,870brPQ-8
 7,822

2 ships sunk (2,427 tons) and 1 ship damaged (5,395 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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


U-Boat Attack Logs

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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