Hellmut Niss


No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  8 Mar 1906 Tönning, Holstein

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1 Apr 1945 Kapitänleutnant


U-boat Commands

U-1275 22 Mar 1944 17 Jul 1944   No war patrols 
U-2531 10 Jan 1945 2 May 1945   No war patrols 

Niss entered the navy as a seaman in the 1923 but only received his commission during the war. Possibly a reserve officer as not listed in the 1944 Rangliste.

Patrol info for Hellmut Niss

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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