Heinz von Reiche

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 29)

1 ship sunk, total tonnage 210 GRT

Born  18 Mar 1908 Fürstenwalde

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1 Apr 1929 Offiziersanwärter
10 Oct 1929 Seekadett
1 Jan 1931 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1933 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1933 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1935 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Nov 1938 Kapitänleutnant
1 Apr 1943 Korvettenkapitän


U-boat Commands

U-17 2 Nov 1937 11 Sep 1939   1 patrol (9 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz von Reiche

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-17 31 Aug 1939  Wilhelmshaven  8 Sep 1939  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 1,9 days
2. U-17 9 Sep 1939  Wilhelmshaven  10 Sep 1939  Kiel   2 days

Ships hit by Heinz von Reiche

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
14 Sep 1939U-17 Hawarden Castle [Mine]210br

1 ship sunk (210 tons).

[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

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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