Götz von Hartmann

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 14,689 GRT
2 ships damaged, total tonnage 16,266 GRT

Born  30 Oct 1913 Danzig
Died  29 Feb 1992(78)


Ranks

8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Nov 1941 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd Class
 Iron Cross 1st Class
14 Feb 1944 German Cross in Gold
 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-555 26 Aug 1941 4 Feb 1942   No war patrols 
U-563 1 Apr 1942 16 May 1943   3 patrols (104 days) 
U-441 16 May 1943 5 Aug 1943   2 patrols (10 days) 

Patrol info for Götz von Hartmann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-563 19 Apr 1942  Hamburg  20 Apr 1942  Kiel   2 days
2. U-563 1 Oct 1942  Kiel  6 Nov 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,37 days
3. U-563 9 Dec 1942  Brest  14 Jan 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,37 days
4. U-563 20 Mar 1943  Brest  18 Apr 1943  Brest  Patrol 3,30 days
5. U-441 22 May 1943  Brest  25 May 1943  Brest  Patrol 4,4 days
6. U-441 8 Jul 1943  Brest  13 Jul 1943  Brest  Patrol 5,6 days
5 patrols, 114 days at sea

Ships hit by Götz von Hartmann

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Dec 1942U-563 Bretwalda4,906brMKS-3Y
 
5 Apr 1943U-563 Sunoil (d.)9,005amHX-231
12 Apr 1943U-563 Pacific Grove7,117brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-563 Fresno City (d.)7,261brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-563 Ulysses2,666nlHX-232
 30,955

3 ships sunk (14,689 tons) and 2 ships damaged (16,266 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


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim


Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.


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