Eberhard Hoffmann

Fregattenkapitän (Crew 25)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 8,396 GRT
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 358 GRT
3 ships damaged, total tonnage 14,499 GRT
1 auxiliary warship damaged, total tonnage 7,252 GRT

Born  16 May 1907 Diedenhofen
Died  27 Sep 1942(35)Bay of Biscay


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Ranks

1 Apr 1927 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1931 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jul 1935 Kapitänleutnant
1 Nov 1939 Korvettenkapitän
1 Sep 1942 Fregattenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-165 3 Feb 1942 27 Sep 1942  (+)  1 patrol (52 days) 

Patrol info for Eberhard Hoffmann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-165 7 Aug 1942  Kiel  27 Sep 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,52 days

Ships hit by Eberhard Hoffmann

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
28 Aug 1942U-165 Arlyn (d.)3,304amSG-6
28 Aug 1942U-165 USS Laramie (AO 16) (d.)7,252amSG-6
6 Sep 1942U-165 Aeas4,729grQS-33
7 Sep 1942U-165 HMCS Raccoon358caQS-33
16 Sep 1942U-165 Essex Lance (d.)6,625brSQ-36
16 Sep 1942U-165 Joannis3,667grSQ-36
16 Sep 1942U-165 Pan York (d.)4,570amSQ-36
 30,505

3 ships sunk (8,754 tons) and 4 ships damaged (21,751 tons).

Legend
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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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