Hans Lange

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  29 May 1915 Vegesack
Died  15 Sep 1942(27)west of Shetlands

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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 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Sep 1942 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-61 5 May 1941 15 Jan 1942   No war patrols 
U-261 28 Mar 1942 15 Sep 1942  (+)  1 patrol (8 days) 

Patrol info for Hans Lange

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-261 8 Sep 1942  Kiel  15 Sep 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,8 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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