Otto Hansen

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  23 Apr 1918 Kiel
Died  25 Feb 1944(25)Norwegian Sea


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-269 Jun, 1943 4 Sep 1943   1 patrol (45 days) 
U-601 29 Nov 1943 25 Feb 1944  (+)  3 patrols (54 days) 

Patrol info for Otto Hansen

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-269 6 Jul 1943  Bergen  14 Jul 1943  Hammerfest   9 days
2. U-269 22 Jul 1943  Hammerfest  4 Sep 1943  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 1,45 days
3. U-601 10 Dec 1943  Bergen  12 Dec 1943  Trondheim   3 days
4. U-601 18 Dec 1943  Trondheim  7 Jan 1944  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 2,21 days
5. U-601 10 Jan 1944  Skjomenfjord  2 Feb 1944  Hammerfest  Patrol 3,24 days
6. U-601 4 Feb 1944  Hammerfest  5 Feb 1944  Narvik   2 days
7. U-601 17 Feb 1944  Narvik  25 Feb 1944  Sunk  Patrol 4,9 days
4 patrols, 99 days at sea


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