Alexander Hellwig

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  5 Mar 1916 Kirchberg, Saxony
Died  31 May 1944(28)Barents Sea


From group photo at Memel in 1943.

Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Sep 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
  Luftwaffe Observer Badge

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-289 10 Jul 1943 31 May 1944  (+)  2 patrols (38 days) 

Patrol info for Alexander Hellwig

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-289 1 Apr 1944  Kiel  6 Apr 1944  Bergen   6 days
2. U-289 19 Apr 1944  Bergen  6 May 1944  Narvik  Patrol 1,18 days
3. U-289 12 May 1944  Narvik  31 May 1944    Patrol 2,20 days
2 patrols, 38 days at sea

Ships hit by Alexander Hellwig

No entries found.


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