Hans-Gert Mahrholz

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)


Successes
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 7,219 GRT

Born  10 Oct 1918 Kiel
Died  13 Feb 2012(93)Lübeck, Germany


Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
4 Aug 1944 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-309 27 Jan 1943 Aug, 1944   5 patrols (146 days) 

After the war he joined the post-war German Navy, Bundesmarine, and later retired as Fregattenkapitän.

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death and post-war career.

Patrol info for Hans-Gert Mahrholz

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-309 26 Aug 1943  Kiel  1 Sep 1943  Bergen   7 days
2. U-309 13 Sep 1943  Bergen  18 Sep 1943  Trondheim  Patrol 1,6 days
3. U-309 25 Sep 1943  Trondheim  7 Nov 1943  Brest  Patrol 1,44 days
4. U-309 19 Dec 1943  Brest  14 Feb 1944  Bordeaux  Patrol 2,58 days
5. U-309 8 Apr 1944  Bordeaux  10 Apr 1944  La Pallice   3 days
6. U-309 20 Jun 1944  La Pallice  25 Jun 1944  Brest  Patrol 3,6 days
7. U-309 28 Jun 1944  Brest  6 Jul 1944  Brest  Patrol 4,9 days
8. U-309 12 Jul 1944  Brest  3 Aug 1944  Brest  Patrol 5,23 days
9. U-309 7 Aug 1944  Brest  12 Aug 1944  La Pallice   6 days
5 patrols, 146 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans-Gert Mahrholz

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
24 Jul 1944U-309 Samneva (t.)7,219brFTM-47
 7,219

1 ship sunk (7,219 tons).

Legend
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).


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