Hans Meckel

Fregattenkapitän (Crew 28)


Successes
3 ships sunk, total tonnage 12,344 GRT

Born  15 Feb 1910 Moers-Asberg
Died  18 Sep 1995(85)


Ranks

10 Oct 1928 Seekadett
1 Oct 1932 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1937 Kapitänleutnant
1 Dec 1944 Fregattenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-3 6 Aug 1935 29 Sep 1937   No war patrols 
U-19 30 Sep 1937 1 Nov 1939   3 patrols (32 days) 

Patrol info for Hans Meckel

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-19 25 Aug 1939  Wilhelmshaven  15 Sep 1939  Kiel  Patrol 1,22 days
2. U-19 27 Sep 1939  Kiel  1 Oct 1939  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 2,5 days
3. U-19 4 Oct 1939  Wilhelmshaven  5 Oct 1939  Kiel   2 days
4. U-19 14 Oct 1939  Kiel  18 Oct 1939  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 3,5 days
5. U-19 19 Oct 1939  Wilhelmshaven  20 Oct 1939  Kiel   2 days
3 patrols, 32 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans Meckel

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
21 Oct 1939U-19 Deodata [Mine]3,295nw
21 Oct 1939U-19 Capitaine Edmond Laborie [Mine]3,087fr
24 Oct 1939U-19 Konstantinos Hadjipateras [Mine]5,962gr
 12,344

3 ships sunk (12,344 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders