Horst Heitz

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  9 Apr 1922 Mannheim
Died  26 Jul 2004(82)Baden-Baden, Germany


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


U-boat Commands

U-6 Aug, 1943 Oct, 1943   No war patrols 
U-792 16 Nov 1943 Dec, 1944   No war patrols 
U-1407 29 Mar 1945 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Horst Heitz

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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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