Heinz Schwassmann

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  3 Feb 1916 Potsdam
Died  18 Jul 1944(28)Norwegian Sea


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Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jan 1943 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-742 1 May 1943 18 Jul 1944  (+)  2 patrols (36 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz Schwassmann

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-742 20 Apr 1944  Kiel  22 Apr 1944  Marviken   3 days
2. U-742 13 May 1944  Marviken  14 May 1944  Bergen   2 days
3. U-742 14 May 1944  Bergen  18 May 1944  Skjomenfjord   5 days
4. U-742 20 May 1944  Skjomenfjord  8 Jun 1944  Skjomenfjord  Patrol 1,20 days
5. U-742 3 Jul 1944  Skjomenfjord  18 Jul 1944  Sunk  Patrol 2,16 days
2 patrols, 36 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinz Schwassmann

No entries found.


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