Wolfgang Herwartz

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 8,386 GRT

Born  25 Jun 1917 Hildesheim
Died  7 Mar 1945(27)St George's Channel


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
1 Aug 1944 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-1302 25 May 1944 7 Mar 1945  (+)  1 patrol (33 days) 

Patrol info for Wolfgang Herwartz

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1302 22 Jan 1945  Kiel  25 Jan 1945  Horten   4 days
2. U-1302 3 Feb 1945  Horten  7 Mar 1945  Sunk  Patrol 1,33 days

Ships hit by Wolfgang Herwartz

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
28 Feb 1945U-1302 Norfolk Coast646br
2 Mar 1945U-1302 King Edgar4,536brSC-167
2 Mar 1945U-1302 Novasli3,204nwSC-167
 8,386

3 ships sunk (8,386 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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