Heinz-Eugen Eberbach

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew X/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  2 Jul 1921 Esslingen, Neckar
Died  20 Nov 1982(61)

Kriegsmarine Crew photo


16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1943 Oberleutnant zur See


Nov 1942 Iron Cross 2nd Class
27 Nov 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
1943 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-967 2 Jul 1944 12 Jul 1944   No war patrols 
U-230 12 Aug 1944 21 Aug 1944   1 patrol (5 days) 

Heinz-Eugen Eberbach was the son of Heinrich Eberbach, a German army officer who achieved the rank of General der Panzertruppe during World War II.

After the war Heinz-Eugen Eberbach joined the post-war German Navy, Bundesmarine, and later retired as Kapitän zur See.

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death and post-war career.

Patrol info for Heinz-Eugen Eberbach

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-230 17 Aug 1944  Toulon  21 Aug 1944  Sunk  Patrol 1,5 days

About ranks and decorations
Special thanks to Fernando Almeida for data on ranks and decorations.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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