Hans-Albrecht Kandler

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,997 GRT

Born  31 Oct 1917 Jena
Died  15 Mar 1944(26)North Atlantic


Oblt. Hans-Albrecht Kandler

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

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Minesweeper War Badge
  U-boat War Badge 1939
  Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-386 10 Oct 1942 10 Jun 1943   1 patrol (27 days) 
U-653 1 Oct 1943 15 Mar 1944  (+)  2 patrols (68 days) 

Patrol info for Hans-Albrecht Kandler

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-386 15 Apr 1943  Kiel  11 May 1943  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,27 days
2. U-653 15 Nov 1943  Brest  16 Nov 1943  Brest   2 days
3. U-653 21 Nov 1943  Brest  13 Jan 1944  Brest  Patrol 2,54 days
4. U-653 2 Mar 1944  Brest  15 Mar 1944    Patrol 3,14 days
3 patrols, 95 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans-Albrecht Kandler

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
25 Apr 1943U-386 Rosenborg1,997brRU-71
 1,997

1 ship sunk (1,997 tons).

Legend
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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