Max-Hermann Bauer

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 30)


Successes
5 ships sunk, total tonnage 16,589 GRT

Born  24 Jul 1912 Rüstringen
Died  6 Apr 1940(27)North Atlantic


Ranks

1 Apr 1930 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jan 1932 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1934 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1934 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1936 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Kapitänleutnant
1 May 1940 Korvettenkapitän (posthumous)

Decorations

23 Nov 1939 U-boat War Badge 1939
23 Nov 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class
3 Mar 1940 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-18 1 Nov 1937 24 Nov 1939   4 patrols (47 days) 
U-50 12 Dec 1939 6 Apr 1940  (+)  2 patrols (30 days) 


Patrol info for Max-Hermann Bauer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-18 30 Aug 1939  Memel  7 Sep 1939  Swinemünde  Patrol 1,9 days
2. U-18 8 Sep 1939  Swinemünde  8 Sep 1939  Kiel   1 days
3. U-18 14 Sep 1939  Kiel  24 Sep 1939  Kiel  Patrol 2,11 days
4. U-18 2 Oct 1939  Kiel  19 Oct 1939  Kiel  Patrol 3,18 days
5. U-18 15 Nov 1939  Kiel  23 Nov 1939  Kiel  Patrol 4,9 days
6. U-50 6 Feb 1940  Helgoland  4 Mar 1940  Kiel  Patrol 5,28 days
7. U-50 5 Apr 1940  Kiel  6 Apr 1940  Sunk  Patrol 6,2 days
6 patrols, 77 days at sea

Ships hit by Max-Hermann Bauer

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Nov 1939U-18 Parkhill500br
 
11 Feb 1940U-50 Orania1,854sw
15 Feb 1940U-50 Maryland4,895da
21 Feb 1940U-50 Tara4,760nl
22 Feb 1940U-50 British Endeavour4,580brOGF-19
 16,589

5 ships sunk (16,589 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders