Thursday, 12 March 2015

Hans-Paul Leithäuser

Hans-Paul Leithäuser


Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 25 June 1895 in Schöller, Rhineland, Germany.
Died: 22 July 1943 in Southern Corfu, Greece.

Konteradmiral 1 July 1943
Kapitän zur See 1 June 1939
Fregattenkapitän 1 June 1937
Korvettenkapitän 1 April 1934
Kapitänleutnant 1 October 1926
Oberleutnant zur See 28 September 1920
Leutnant zur See 13 July 1916
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 23 December 1914


Takes command on December 1918
Ends command on 14 July 1920

Takes command on 31 October 1938
Ends command on 28 November 1939

Personal Information:

Hans-Paul Leithäuser was born on 25 June 1895 in Schöller, Rhineland, Germany and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Konteradmiral (Posthumus) and went on to command the following M100 and Brummer.

Hans-Paul Leithäuser joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 1 April 1914 and went to the naval school and continued his training on board heavy cruiser Hertha.

Hans-Paul Leithäuser was given the command of the minesweeper M100 on December 1918 and remained in command until 14 July 1920.During the Second World War Hans-Paul Leithäuser was given command of the artillery training vessel Brummer on 31 October 1938 until 28 November 1939.


Other: Personnel


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