Heinrich Meyer

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew XII/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  8 Apr 1922 Bäsdorf, Silesia

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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-287 22 Sep 1943 16 May 1945   1 patrol (18 days) 

Patrol info for Heinrich Meyer

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-287 15 Apr 1945  Kiel  20 Apr 1945  Horten   6 days
2. U-287 26 Apr 1945  Horten  27 Apr 1945  Kristiansand   2 days
3. U-287 29 Apr 1945  Kristiansand  16 May 1945  Sunk  Patrol 1,18 days

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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