Fridtjof Heckel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,317 GRT

Born  25 Oct 1920 Vienenburg, Harz

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


U-boat Commands

U-2322 1 Jul 1944 9 May 1945   2 patrols (53 days) 

Patrol info for Fridtjof Heckel

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-2322 21 Jan 1945  Kiel  25 Jan 1945  Horten   5 days
2. U-2322 6 Feb 1945  Horten  3 Mar 1945  Stavanger  Patrol 1,26 days
3. U-2322 4 Apr 1945  Stavanger  30 Apr 1945  Stavanger  Patrol 2,27 days
2 patrols, 53 days at sea

Ships hit by Fridtjof Heckel

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
25 Feb 1945U-2322 Egholm1,317brFS-1739

1 ship sunk (1,317 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