Korvettenkapitän (Crew 23)
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 2,000 GRT
|Born||21 Jan 1905|
|Died||27 Feb 1945||(40)|
|U-501||30 Apr 1941||10 Sep 1941||1 patrol (35 days)|
Hugo Förster was the commanding officer of the torpedo boat Tiger from September 1935 to July 1937.
He was taken prisoner after the sinking of U-501, but repatriated in January 1945 in an exchange of prisoners of war and committed suicide after returning to Germany.
Patrol info for Hugo Förster
|1.||U-501||2 Jul 1941||Kiel||3 Jul 1941||Horten||2 days|
|2.||U-501||12 Jul 1941||Horten||15 Jul 1941||Trondheim||4 days|
|3.||U-501||7 Aug 1941||Trondheim||10 Sep 1941||Sunk||Patrol 1,||35 days|
Ships hit by Hugo Förster
|Date||U-boat||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy|
|5 Sep 1941||U-501||Einvik||2,000||nw||SC-41|
1 ship sunk (2,000 tons).
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