Wilhelm Luis

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 35)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  13 Dec 1915 Lübeck
Died  30 Jul 1943(27)Cape Ortegal


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Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jun 1942 Kapitänleutnant
1 Jul 1943 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-504 6 Jan 1943 30 Jul 1943  (+)  3 patrols (108 days) 

Patrol info for Wilhelm Luis

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-504 19 Jan 1943  Lorient  24 Mar 1943  Lorient  Patrol 1,65 days
2. U-504 21 Apr 1943  Lorient  29 May 1943  Bordeaux  Patrol 2,39 days
3. U-504 27 Jul 1943  Bordeaux  30 Jul 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,4 days
3 patrols, 108 days at sea


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