Heino von Heimburg
Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/07)
20 ships sunk with a total of 44,892 GRT
3 warships sunk with a total of 10,777 tons
8 ships damaged with a total of 49,699 GRT
|Born:||24 Oct 1889|
|UB 14||25 Mar 1915||-||4 Dec 1915|
|UB 15||4 Jun 1915||-||17 Jun 1915|
|UB 14||6 Feb 1916||-||16 Jun 1916|
|UC 22||1 Jul 1916||-||13 Jul 1917|
|UB 68||5 Oct 1917||-||1 Jul 1918|
|U 35||14 Oct 1918||-||11 Nov 1918|
Was awarded the Pour le Mérite on 11 August 1917 in recognition of outstanding naval operations and for having sunk 62.000 BRT of enemy shipping, including the British submarine E20 and the British troop transport HMS Royal Edward, in the Mediterranean. He also sank the Italian submarine Medusa and the Italian cruiser Amalfi.
At the end of WWII Soviet forces abducted Heino von Heimburg, a then 55-year-old retired naval officer and transported him to POW camp near Stalingrad. He died there in late 1945.