Hans-Heinrich Barschkis

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,406 GRT

Born  8 Apr 1920 Lübeck
Died  29 Jun 1998(78)Lomas Altas, Mexico

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


9 Jan 1944 Iron Cross 2nd Class
14 Apr 1945 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-2321 12 Jun 1944 9 May 1945   1 patrol (36 days) 

When he died he was the Honorary Consul of Luxembourg in Mexico.

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

Patrol info for Hans-Heinrich Barschkis

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-2321 2 Mar 1945  Kiel  5 Mar 1945  Horten   4 days
2. U-2321 9 Mar 1945  Horten  13 Apr 1945  Marviken  Patrol 1,36 days

Ships hit by Hans-Heinrich Barschkis

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
5 Apr 1945U-2321 Gasray1,406br

1 ship sunk (1,406 tons).

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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

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