Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 590 tons
|Born||17 Jan 1920||Lüneburg|
|Died||6 Sep 1987||(67)|
|U-190||6 Jul 1944||14 May 1945||2 patrols (134 days)|
Patrol info for Hans-Erwin Reith
|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 1945||U-190||HMCS Esquimalt (J 272)||590||ca|
1 ship sunk (590 tons).
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.