Heinz-Günther Scholz

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 37a)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  12 Jan 1918 Dresden
Died  15 Aug 1943(25)Köningsberg, Germany

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 May 1940 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1942 Oberleutnant zur See


U-boat Commands

U-283 31 Mar 1943 15 Aug 1943  (+)  No war patrols 

Heinz-Günther Scholz hanged himself on the Kriegsmarine passenger ship Der Deutsche as he believed he had botched his naval career.

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Heinz-Günther Scholz

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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