Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 31)


Successes
9 ships sunk, total tonnage 25,907 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 844 GRT

Born  25 Apr 1911 Riga, Latvia
Died  1 Jul 1940(29)Bay of Biscay


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Ranks

1 Apr 1931 Offiziersanwärter
14 Oct 1931 Seekadett
1 Jan 1933 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1935 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1935 Leutnant zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-4 29 Oct 1938 16 Jan 1940   2 patrols (22 days) 
U-20 17 Jan 1940 15 Apr 1940   3 patrols (25 days) 
U-102 27 Apr 1940 1 Jul 1940  (+)  1 patrol (10 days) 

Patrol info for Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-4 4 Sep 1939  Wilhelmshaven  14 Sep 1939  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 1,11 days
2. U-4 19 Sep 1939  Wilhelmshaven  29 Sep 1939  Kiel  Patrol 2,11 days
3. U-20 21 Jan 1940  Wilhelmshaven  21 Jan 1940  Helgoland  Patrol 3,1 days
4. U-20 23 Jan 1940  Helgoland  31 Jan 1940  Helgoland  Patrol 3,9 days
5. U-20 4 Feb 1940  Helgoland  4 Feb 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 3,1 days
6. U-20 27 Feb 1940  Wilhelmshaven  4 Mar 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 4,7 days
7. U-20 14 Mar 1940  Wilhelmshaven  20 Mar 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 5,7 days
8. U-20 21 Mar 1940  Wilhelmshaven  22 Mar 1940  Kiel   2 days
9. U-102 22 Jun 1940  Kiel  1 Jul 1940  Sunk  Patrol 6,10 days
6 patrols, 57 days at sea

Ships hit by Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Sep 1939U-4 Martti-Ragnar2,262fi
23 Sep 1939U-4 Walma1,361fi
24 Sep 1939U-4 Gertrud Bratt1,510sw
 
27 Jan 1940U-20 Faro (t.)844nw
27 Jan 1940U-20 Fredensborg2,094da
27 Jan 1940U-20 England2,319da
27 Jan 1940U-20 Hosanger1,591nw
29 Feb 1940U-20 Maria Rosa4,211it
1 Mar 1940U-20 Mirella5,340it
1 Jul 1940U-102 Clearton5,219brSL-36
 26,751

10 ships sunk (26,751 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).


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


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders