Hans Hornkohl

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 2,265 tons

Born  7 Apr 1917 Hamburg, Altona


Ranks

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 Apr 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-566 25 Jan 1943 24 Oct 1943   4 patrols (119 days) 
U-1007 18 Jan 1944 9 Jul 1944   1 patrol (18 days) 
U-3509 Aug, 1944 Nov, 1944   No war patrols 
U-3512 27 Nov 1944 8 Apr 1945   No war patrols 
U-2502 9 Apr 1945 12 Apr 1945   No war patrols 
U-3041 27 Apr 1945 9 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Hans Hornkohl

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-566 6 Feb 1943  Brest  25 Mar 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,48 days
2. U-566 24 Apr 1943  Brest  28 Apr 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,5 days
3. U-566 5 Jul 1943  Brest  1 Sep 1943  Brest  Patrol 3,59 days
4. U-566 18 Oct 1943  Brest  24 Oct 1943  Sunk  Patrol 4,7 days
5. U-1007 31 May 1944  Kiel  1 Jun 1944  Flekkefjord   2 days
6. U-1007 10 Jun 1944  Flekkefjord  27 Jun 1944  Marviken  Patrol 5,18 days
7. U-1007 7 Jul 1944  Kristiansand  9 Jul 1944  Kiel   3 days
5 patrols, 137 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans Hornkohl

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
5 Aug 1943U-566 USS Plymouth (PG 57)2,265am
 2,265

1 ship sunk (2,265 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


U-Boat Attack Logs

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

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