Heinz Riedel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  30 Dec 1921 Rienberg, Moldau
Died  5 Apr 1945(23)Irish Sea


Ranks

1 Dec 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Nov 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Nov 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 May 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Dec 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-242 Feb, 1945 5 Apr 1945  (+)  1 patrol (33 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz Riedel

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-242 23 Feb 1945  Kiel  25 Feb 1945  Horten   3 days
2. U-242 28 Feb 1945  Horten  1 Mar 1945  Kristiansand   2 days
3. U-242 4 Mar 1945  Kristiansand  5 Apr 1945  Sunk  Patrol 1,33 days

Ships hit by Heinz Riedel

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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

Listing of all U-boat commanders