Walter Hungershausen

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  22 Mar 1919 Amrburg, Lahn
Died  16 Nov 1943(24)south-west of Iceland

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Jan 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-280 13 Feb 1943 16 Nov 1943  (+)  1 patrol (36 days) 

Patrol info for Walter Hungershausen

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-280 12 Oct 1943  Kiel  16 Nov 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,36 days

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

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