Hans-Jürgen Reese

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  27 Apr 1918 Oldenburg
Died  20 Oct 1943(25)North Atlantic


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-420 16 Dec 1942 20 Oct 1943  (+)  2 patrols (47 days) 

Patrol info for Hans-Jürgen Reese

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-420 12 Jun 1943  Kiel  16 Jul 1943  Lorient  Patrol 1,35 days
2. U-420 7 Oct 1943  Lorient  8 Oct 1943  Brest   2 days
3. U-420 9 Oct 1943  Brest  20 Oct 1943  Sunk  Patrol 2,12 days
2 patrols, 47 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