Heinrich Schmid

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 34)


Successes
2 ships sunk, total tonnage 10,924 GRT

Born  22 May 1915 Bad Reichenhall
Died  8 May 1943(27)Bay of Biscay


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 Apr 1942 Kapitänleutnant
1 May 1943 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-7 17 Jun 1941 15 Jan 1942   No war patrols 
U-663 14 May 1942 8 May 1943  (+)  3 patrols (90 days) 

Patrol info for Heinrich Schmid

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-663 8 Oct 1942  Kiel  13 Oct 1942  Bergen   6 days
2. U-663 5 Nov 1942  Bergen  31 Dec 1942  Brest  Patrol 1,57 days
3. U-663 4 Mar 1943  Brest  6 Mar 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,3 days
4. U-663 10 Mar 1943  Brest  4 Apr 1943  Brest  Patrol 2,26 days
5. U-663 5 May 1943  Brest  8 May 1943    Patrol 3,4 days
3 patrols, 90 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinrich Schmid

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
26 Nov 1942U-663 Barberrys5,170brSC-110
 
18 Mar 1943U-663 Clarissa Radcliffe5,754brSC-122
 10,924

2 ships sunk (10,924 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.

Listing of all U-boat commanders