Herbert Meyer

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37b)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,300 tons

Born  30 Nov 1910 Gruppenbühren
Died  9 Apr 1945(34)Kattegat


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Ranks

9 Oct 1937 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Dec 1942 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-804 4 Dec 1943 9 Apr 1945  (+)  2 patrols (122 days) 

Patrol info for Herbert Meyer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-804 12 Jun 1944  Kiel  17 Jun 1944  Bergen   6 days
2. U-804 19 Jun 1944  Bergen  12 Oct 1944  Flensburg  Patrol 1,116 days
3. U-804 17 Oct 1944  Flensburg  17 Oct 1944  Kiel   1 days
4. U-804 4 Apr 1945  Kiel  9 Apr 1945  Sunk  Patrol 2,6 days
2 patrols, 122 days at sea

Ships hit by Herbert Meyer

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
2 Aug 1944U-804 USS Fiske (DE 143)1,300am
 1,300

1 ship sunk (1,300 tons).

Legend
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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.

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