Helmut Lange

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  31 Aug 1916 Tilsit
Died  15 Feb 1945(28)Norwegian Sea


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-72 20 Nov 1942 14 Dec 1943   No war patrols 
U-1053 12 Feb 1944 15 Feb 1945  (+)  1 patrol (76 days) 

Patrol info for Helmut Lange

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1053 28 Oct 1944  Kiel  31 Oct 1944  Horten   4 days
2. U-1053 7 Nov 1944  Horten  21 Jan 1945  Stavanger  Patrol 1,76 days
3. U-1053 15 Feb 1945  Bergen  15 Feb 1945  Sunk   1 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