Heinz Sternberg

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)


Successes
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 1,400 tons

Born  16 Feb 1917 Freiburg, Bresgau
Died  6 May 1944(27)south-west of Iceland


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Ranks

21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Feb 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-473 16 Jun 1943 6 May 1944  (+)  2 patrols (36 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz Sternberg

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-473 19 Mar 1944  Kiel  22 Mar 1944  Bergen   4 days
2. U-473 27 Mar 1944  Bergen  18 Apr 1944  Lorient  Patrol 1,23 days
3. U-473 24 Apr 1944  Lorient  6 May 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,13 days
2 patrols, 36 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinz Sternberg

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
3 May 1944U-473 USS Donnell (DE 56) (t.)1,400amCU-22
 1,400

1 ship sunk (1,400 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


amazon.co.uk
(£ 45.00)


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders