Siegfried Hesemann

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 34)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 18,782 GRT

Born  7 Jul 1912 Dortmund-Dorstfeld
Died  12 May 1943(30)North Atlantic


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

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 Dec 1941 Kapitänleutnant
1 May 1943 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-186 10 Jul 1942 12 May 1943  (+)  2 patrols (91 days) 

Patrol info for Siegfried Hesemann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-186 31 Dec 1942  Kiel  5 Mar 1943  Lorient  Patrol 1,65 days
2. U-186 17 Apr 1943  Lorient  12 May 1943  Sunk  Patrol 2,26 days
2 patrols, 91 days at sea

Ships hit by Siegfried Hesemann

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
11 Jan 1943U-186 Ocean Vagabond7,174brSC-115
23 Feb 1943U-186 Hastings5,401amON-166
23 Feb 1943U-186 Eulima6,207brON-166
 18,782

3 ships sunk (18,782 tons).


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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