Karl-Heinz Wendt

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)


Successes
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 925 tons

Born  22 Feb 1920 Stettin
Died  20 Feb 1945(24)near Ireland


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

1 Oct 1938 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1939 Seekadett
1 Dec 1939 Fähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1940 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-1276 6 Apr 1944 20 Feb 1945  (+)  1 patrol (24 days) 

Patrol info for Karl-Heinz Wendt


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1276 4 Nov 1944  Kiel  11 Nov 1944  Horten   8 days
2. U-1276 15 Nov 1944  Horten  17 Nov 1944  Kristiansand   3 days
3. U-1276 19 Nov 1944  Kristiansand  20 Nov 1944  Farsund   2 days
4. U-1276 16 Jan 1945  Farsund  17 Jan 1945  Bergen   2 days
5. U-1276 19 Jan 1945  Bergen  22 Jan 1945  Bergen   4 days
6. U-1276 28 Jan 1945  Bergen  20 Feb 1945  Sunk  Patrol 1,24 days

Ships hit by Karl-Heinz Wendt

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
20 Feb 1945U-1276 HMS Vervain (K 190)925brHX-337
 925

1 ship sunk (925 tons).


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


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders