Hans-Heinrich Ketels

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  11 Mar 1918 Heiligenhafen, Holstein
Died  19 Dec 1993(75)


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
1 Mar 1944 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-970 25 Mar 1943 8 Jun 1944   2 patrols (41 days) 
U-2523 26 Dec 1944 17 Jan 1945   No war patrols 
U-3511 29 Jan 1945 31 Mar 1945   No war patrols 
U-1162 1 Apr 1945 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Hans-Heinrich Ketels

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-970 24 Feb 1944  Kiel  26 Feb 1944  Bergen   3 days
2. U-970 16 Mar 1944  Bergen  22 Apr 1944  La Pallice  Patrol 1,38 days
3. U-970 6 Jun 1944  La Pallice  8 Jun 1944    Patrol 2,3 days
2 patrols, 41 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans-Heinrich Ketels

No entries found.


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