Heinrich Heinsohn

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 32)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 5,289 GRT

Born  12 Feb 1910 Lune
Died  6 May 1943(33)Newfoundland


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Ranks

1 Oct 1937 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1940 Kapitänleutnant
1 May 1943 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-8 18 Dec 1940 25 Apr 1941   No war patrols 
U-573 5 Jun 1941 2 May 1942   4 patrols (119 days) 
U-438 30 Mar 1943 6 May 1943  (+)  1 patrol (37 days) 

Patrol info for Heinrich Heinsohn

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-573 27 Sep 1941  Kiel  15 Nov 1941  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,50 days
2. U-573 7 Dec 1941  St. Nazaire  9 Dec 1941  St. Nazaire  Patrol 2,3 days
3. U-573 11 Dec 1941  St. Nazaire  30 Dec 1941  Pola  Patrol 2,20 days
4. U-573 2 Feb 1942  Pola  6 Mar 1942  Pola  Patrol 3,33 days
5. U-573 20 Apr 1942  Pola  2 May 1942  Cartagena  Patrol 4,13 days
6. U-438 31 Mar 1943  Brest  6 May 1943  Sunk  Patrol 5,37 days
5 patrols, 156 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinrich Heinsohn

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
21 Dec 1941U-573 Hellen5,289nw
 5,289

1 ship sunk (5,289 tons).

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