Karl-Franz Heine

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 34)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 4,959 GRT

Born  30 Oct 1915 Kiel
Died  18 Aug 1943(27)Central Atlantic


Kriegsmarine Crew photo

Ranks

8 Apr 1934 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1935 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1937 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Mar 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-303 7 Jul 1942 21 May 1943   2 patrols (83 days) 
U-403 16 Jun 1943 18 Aug 1943  (+)  1 patrol (37 days) 

Patrol info for Karl-Franz Heine

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-303 31 Dec 1942  Kiel  8 Mar 1943  Lorient  Patrol 1,68 days
2. U-303 1 Apr 1943  Lorient  15 Apr 1943  La Spezia  Patrol 2,15 days
3. U-303 23 Apr 1943  La Spezia  24 Apr 1943  Toulon   2 days
4. U-303 21 May 1943  Toulon  21 May 1943  Sunk   1 days
5. U-403 13 Jul 1943  Brest  18 Aug 1943  Sunk  Patrol 3,37 days
3 patrols, 120 days at sea

Ships hit by Karl-Franz Heine

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
23 Feb 1943U-303 Expositor4,959amON-166
 4,959

1 ship sunk (4,959 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.


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


Naval Officers Under Hitler

Rust, Eric C.

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