Heinz Beduhn

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 26)


Successes
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 17,046 GRT
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,638 GRT

Born  11 Aug 1907 Berlin
Died  2 Aug 1940(32)North Sea


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Ranks

1 Apr 1926 Offiziersanwärter
1 Apr 1928 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jun 1930 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1930 Leutnant zur See
1933 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1936 Kapitänleutnant
1 Aug 1940 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

30 Jun 1940 U-boat War Badge 1939
30 Jun 1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-10 1 May 1936 29 Sep 1937   No war patrols 
U-16 1 May 1936 29 Sep 1937   No war patrols 
U-18 30 Sep 1937 31 Oct 1937   No war patrols 
U-23 8 Apr 1940 19 May 1940   1 patrol (21 days) 
U-25 20 May 1940 2 Aug 1940  (+)  2 patrols (24 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz Beduhn


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-23 9 Apr 1940  Kiel  10 Apr 1940  Wilhelmshaven   2 days
2. U-23 13 Apr 1940  Wilhelmshaven  3 May 1940  Kiel  Patrol 1,21 days
3. U-25 8 Jun 1940  Wilhelmshaven  29 Jun 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 2,22 days
4. U-25 1 Aug 1940  Wilhelmshaven  2 Aug 1940  Sunk  Patrol 3,2 days
3 patrols, 45 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinz Beduhn

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
13 Jun 1940U-25 HMS Scotstoun17,046br
19 Jun 1940U-25 Brumaire (d.)7,638fr
 24,684

1 ship sunk (17,046 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,638 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders