Fritz Henning

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37a)



No ships sunk or damaged.


Born  10 Apr 1917 Schmira, Erfurt
Died  5 Dec 2005(88)


Ranks

3 Apr 1937 Offiziersanwärter
21 Sep 1937 Seekadett
1 May 1938 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1939 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Aug 1939 Leutnant zur See
1 Sep 1941 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Apr 1944 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class
22 Sep 1944 German Cross in Gold

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-561 19 Jun 1943 12 Jul 1943   1 patrol (3 days) 
U-565 8 Oct 1943 24 Sep 1944   6 patrols (120 days) 
U-668 Apr, 1945 9 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Fritz Henning

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-561 10 Jul 1943  Toulon  12 Jul 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,3 days
2. U-565 23 Oct 1943  Toulon  4 Nov 1943  Salamis  Patrol 2,13 days
3. U-565 6 Nov 1943  Salamis  23 Nov 1943  Salamis  Patrol 3,18 days
4. U-565 12 Dec 1943  Salamis  27 Dec 1943  Salamis  Patrol 4,16 days
5. U-565 15 Feb 1944  Salamis  7 Mar 1944  Salamis  Patrol 5,22 days
6. U-565 1 Apr 1944  Salamis  2 May 1944  Salamis  Patrol 6,32 days
7. U-565 26 Aug 1944  Salamis  13 Sep 1944  Salamis  Patrol 7,19 days
7 patrols, 123 days at sea

Ships hit by Fritz Henning

No entries found.


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


Fly West

Southall, Ivan

Listing of all U-boat commanders