Heinz Blischke

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 7,359 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,625 tons

Born  1 Sep 1919 Schwiebus, Silesia
Died  6 Mar 1944(24)North Atlantic


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

7 Oct 1942 Iron Cross 2nd Class
23 Nov 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
Jan 1944 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-744 5 Jun 1943 6 Mar 1944  (+)  2 patrols (57 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz Blischke


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-744 2 Dec 1943  Kiel  15 Jan 1944  Brest  Patrol 1,45 days
2. U-744 24 Feb 1944  Brest  6 Mar 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,12 days
2 patrols, 57 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinz Blischke

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
3 Jan 1944U-744 Empire Housman7,359brON-217
2 Mar 1944U-744 HMS LST-3621,625brMKS-40
 8,984

2 ships sunk (8,984 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