Kapitänleutnant (Crew 36)
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 1,400 tons
|Born||16 Feb 1917||Freiburg, Bresgau|
|Died||6 May 1944||(27)||south-west of Iceland|
|U-473||16 Jun 1943||6 May 1944 (+)||2 patrols (36 days)|
Patrol info for Heinz Sternberg
|1.||U-473||19 Mar 1944||Kiel||22 Mar 1944||Bergen||4 days|
|2.||U-473||27 Mar 1944||Bergen||18 Apr 1944||Lorient||Patrol 1,||23 days|
|3.||U-473||24 Apr 1944||Lorient||6 May 1944||Patrol 2,||13 days|
|2 patrols, 36 days at sea|
Ships hit by Heinz Sternberg
|Date||U-boat||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy|
|3 May 1944||U-473||USS Donnell (DE 56) (t.)||1,400||am||CU-22|
1 ship sunk (1,400 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.