Karl-Heinrich Jenisch

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 29)


Successes
6 ships sunk, total tonnage 7,344 GRT
2 auxiliary warships sunk, total tonnage 3,633 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,475 tons

Born  20 Apr 1910 Gerdauen, East Prussia
Died  27 Mar 1940(29)Skagerrak


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Ranks

1 Apr 1929 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jan 1931 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1933 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1933 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1935 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jul 1938 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-22 4 Oct 1939 27 Mar 1940  (+)  5 patrols (58 days) 

Patrol info for Karl-Heinrich Jenisch

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-22 15 Nov 1939  Kiel  24 Nov 1939  Kiel  Patrol 1,10 days
2. U-22 13 Dec 1939  Kiel  24 Dec 1939  Kiel  Patrol 2,12 days
3. U-22 15 Jan 1940  Kiel  24 Jan 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 3,10 days
4. U-22 8 Feb 1940  Wilhelmshaven  25 Feb 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 4,18 days
5. U-22 20 Mar 1940  Wilhelmshaven  27 Mar 1940  Sunk  Patrol 5,8 days
5 patrols, 58 days at sea

Ships hit by Karl-Heinrich Jenisch

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Nov 1939U-22 Wigmore345brIFC
20 Dec 1939U-22 Mars [Mine]1,877sw
23 Dec 1939U-22 HMS Dolphin [Mine]3,099br
25 Dec 1939U-22 HMS Loch Doon (FY 127) [Mine]534br
28 Dec 1939U-22 Hanne [Mine]1,080da
 
21 Jan 1940U-22 HMS Exmouth (H 02)1,475br
21 Jan 1940U-22 Tekla1,469da
21 Jan 1940U-22 Ferryhill [Mine]1,086br
28 Jan 1940U-22 Eston [Mine]1,487brFN-81
 12,452

9 ships sunk (12,452 tons).

Legend
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[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.


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.

Media links


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