Hans Klatt

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  2 Jun 1914 Kiel
Died  15 Dec 1978(64)

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5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
25 Sep 1935 Seekadett
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Nov 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-606 22 Jan 1942 1 Oct 1942   No war patrols 

Klatt entered the Kriegsmarine as part of Crew 1935 but was held back while a Fähnrich zur See, effectively making him a member of Crew 1936 for promotion to Leutnant zur See. He seems to have closed the gap by the time he was an Oberleutnant zur See.

Patrol info for Hans Klatt

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-606 18 Aug 1942  Kiel  22 Aug 1942  Bergen   5 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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