Gert Hetschko

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 33)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  6 Aug 1913 Wilhelmshaven
Died  12 May 1943(29)North Atlantic

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1 Apr 1933 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1934 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1936 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1936 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1938 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1941 Kapitänleutnant
1 May 1943 Korvettenkapitän


U-boat Commands

U-453 26 Jun 1941 8 Jul 1941   No war patrols 
U-121 9 Jul 1941 25 Mar 1942   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Gert Hetschko

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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