Hans-Erwin Reith

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 590 tons

Born  17 Jan 1920 Lüneburg
Died  6 Sep 1987(67)


Ranks

16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1942 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-190 6 Jul 1944 14 May 1945   2 patrols (134 days) 

Patrol info for Hans-Erwin Reith

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-190 17 Aug 1944  Lorient  4 Oct 1944  Flensburg  Patrol 1,49 days
2. U-190 10 Feb 1945  Kiel  14 Feb 1945  Horten   5 days
3. U-190 19 Feb 1945  Horten  14 May 1945  Bay of Bulls, Canada  Patrol 2,85 days
2 patrols, 134 days at sea

Ships hit by Hans-Erwin Reith

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
16 Apr 1945U-190 HMCS Esquimalt (J 272)590ca
 590

1 ship sunk (590 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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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

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