Werner Heidel

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 32)


Successes
7 ships sunk, total tonnage 18,547 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 1,830 GRT

Born  24 Jun 1909 Chemnitz
Died  30 Jan 1940(30)English Channel


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Ranks

1 Oct 1937 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Nov 1939 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-6 1 Oct 1937 17 Dec 1938   No war patrols 
U-7 18 Dec 1938 13 Oct 1939   2 patrols (32 days) 
U-55 21 Nov 1939 30 Jan 1940  (+)  1 patrol (15 days) 

Patrol info for Werner Heidel

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-7 24 Aug 1939  Neustadt  8 Sep 1939  Kiel  Patrol 1,16 days
2. U-7 18 Sep 1939  Kiel  3 Oct 1939  Kiel  Patrol 2,16 days
3. U-55 16 Jan 1940  Kiel  30 Jan 1940  Sunk  Patrol 3,15 days
3 patrols, 47 days at sea

Ships hit by Werner Heidel

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Sep 1939U-7 Akenside2,694br
29 Sep 1939U-7 Takstaas (t.)1,830nw
 
18 Jan 1940U-55 Foxen1,304sw
19 Jan 1940U-55 Telnes1,694nw
21 Jan 1940U-55 Andalusia1,357sw
22 Jan 1940U-55 Segovia1,387nw
30 Jan 1940U-55 Vaclite5,026brOA-80G
30 Jan 1940U-55 Keramiai5,085grOA-80G
 20,377

8 ships sunk (20,377 tons).

Legend
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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders