Walther Huth

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 5,979 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,134 GRT

Born  14 Apr 1918 Wilhelmshaven
Died  25 May 1943(25)Mediterranean


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-414 1 Jul 1942 25 May 1943  (+)  3 patrols (71 days) 

Patrol info for Walther Huth

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-414 7 Jan 1943  Kiel  19 Feb 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,44 days
2. U-414 1 Apr 1943  St. Nazaire  14 Apr 1943  La Spezia  Patrol 2,14 days
3. U-414 13 May 1943  La Spezia  25 May 1943    Patrol 3,13 days
3 patrols, 71 days at sea

Ships hit by Walther Huth

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 May 1943U-414 Fort Anne (d.)7,134brKMS-14
18 May 1943U-414 Empire Eve5,979brKMS-14
 13,113

1 ship sunk (5,979 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,134 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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