Erich Hilsenitz

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  28 Sep 1916 Hamburg

Kriegsmarine crew book photo


3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Sep 1943 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-108 Oct, 1942 Oct, 1942   No war patrols 
U-146 2 Nov 1942 11 Jul 1943   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Erich Hilsenitz

Ships hit by Erich Hilsenitz

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