Heinz-Ehlert Clausen

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 33)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 12,946 GRT

Born  12 Jul 1909 Rodewald, Neustad


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Ranks

1 Apr 1933Offiziersanwärter
1 May 1937Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jul 1941Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

26 May 1940Iron Cross 2nd Class
23 Oct 1941Minesweeper War Badge
26 Feb 1942U-boat War Badge 1939
4 Oct 1942Iron Cross 1st Class
1 Sep 1944War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-403 25 Jun 1941 15 Jun 1943   7 patrols (191 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz-Ehlert Clausen


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-403 23 Feb 1942  Kiel  26 Feb 1942  Helgoland   4 days
2. U-403 1 Mar 1942  Helgoland  19 Mar 1942  Narvik  Patrol 1,19 days
3. U-403 23 Mar 1942  Narvik  23 Mar 1942  Harstad   1 days
4. U-403 4 Apr 1942  Harstad  21 Apr 1942  Harstad  Patrol 2,18 days
5. U-403 10 May 1942  Harstad  13 May 1942  Bergen   4 days
6. U-403 17 Jul 1942  Bergen  28 Jul 1942  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 3,12 days
7. U-403 2 Aug 1942  Skjomenfjord  20 Aug 1942  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 4,19 days
8. U-403 26 Aug 1942  Skjomenfjord  21 Sep 1942  Narvik  Patrol 5,27 days
9. U-403 24 Sep 1942  Narvik  26 Sep 1942  Trondheim   3 days
10. U-403 9 Jan 1943  Trondheim  2 Mar 1943  Brest  Patrol 6,53 days
11. U-403 19 Apr 1943  Brest  31 May 1943  Brest  Patrol 7,43 days
7 patrols, 191 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinz-Ehlert Clausen

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
16 Apr 1942U-403 Empire Howard6,985brPQ-14
 
19 Feb 1943U-403 Zeus5,961grONS-165
 12,946

2 ships sunk (12,946 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.

Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders