Hans Hellmann

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  8 Mar 1921 Primkenau, Silesia
Died  3 Mar 1945(23)Wesermünde, Germany


16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-903 4 Sep 1943 14 Dec 1943   No war patrols 
U-733 15 Dec 1943 3 Mar 1945  (+)  No war patrols 

Oblt. Hans Hellmann suffered an accidental death while commanding U-733 (Busch & Röll, 1999).

Patrol info for Hans Hellmann

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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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