Hans Johannsen joined the Kriegsmarine in January 1935. As from October he served with the U-boat service. After his tour on board the U 96 he followed several officers courses and was appointed Leitender Ingenieur of the U 802. The ship was surrendered at Loch Eriboll on 11th May 1945. Johannsen then was held POW for three years before he was released on 7th May 1948.
1st January 1936: Oberheizer;
1st January 1937: Stabsheizer;
1st March 1938: Maschinistenmaat;
1st March 1940: Obermaschinist;
1st October 1942: Leutnant (Ing) Kriegsoffizier;
1st October 1943: Oberleutnant (Ing) Kriegsoffizier.
October 1935 - January 1936: Heizer, U 6;
March 1936 - April 1937: Heizer, U 3;
April 1938 - November 1938: Machinenmaat, U 5;
december 1940 - augustus 1942: Obermachinist, U 96, 9 patrols in 328 days;
June 1943 - May 1945: LI, U 802, 4 patrols in 254 days.
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