Hans Hilbig

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 5,458 GRT

Born  5 Jul 1917 Rüstringen
Died  11 Jun 2004(86)


Ranks

3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-1230 26 Jan 1944 5 May 1945   1 patrol (129 days) 

Patrol info for Hans Hilbig

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1230 26 Sep 1944  Kiel  30 Sep 1944  Horten   5 days
2. U-1230 8 Oct 1944  Horten  13 Feb 1945  Kristiansand  Patrol 1,129 days
3. U-1230 20 Feb 1945  Kristiansand  23 Feb 1945  Flensburg   4 days

Ships hit by Hans Hilbig

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
3 Dec 1944U-1230 Cornwallis5,458ca
 5,458

1 ship sunk (5,458 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