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Ulrich Heyse

Ulrich Heyse
Born (1906-09-20)20 September 1906
Berlin-Friedenau
Died 19 November 1970(1970-11-19) (aged 64)
Flensburg
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1933–1945
Rank Korvettenkapitän
Unit cruiser Köln
cruiser Emden
destroyer Z6 Theodor Riedel
Commands held U-128
32nd U-boat Flotilla
Battles/wars

World War II

  • Battle of the Atlantic (1939–1945)
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ulrich Heyse (20 September 1906 in Berlin-Friedenau – 19 November 1970 in Flensburg) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Summary of career

Ships attacked

As a U-boat commander of U-128 Ulrich Heyse is credited with the sinking of 12 ships for a total of 83,639 gross register tons (GRT) of merchant shipping.

Date Ship Name Flag Tonnage Fate
19 February 1942 Pan Massachusetts United States 8,202 27|N|80|08|W|type:event name=Pan Massachusetts (ship)

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22 February 1942 Cities Service Empire United States 8,103 25|N|80|02|W|type:event name=Cities Service Empire (ship)

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5 March 1942 O.A. Knudsen Norway 11,007 17|N|75|50|W|type:event name=O.A. Knudsen (ship)

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13 May 1942 Denpark United Kingdom 3,491 28|N|28|10|W|type:event name=Denpark (ship)

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8 June 1942 South Africa Norway 9,234 47|N|49|44|W|type:event name=South Africa (ship)

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21 June 1942 West Ira United States 5,681 28|N|57|05|W|type:event name=West Ira (ship)

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23 June 1942 Andrea Brøvig Norway 10,173 10|N|59|10|W|type:event name=Andrea Brøvig (ship)

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27 June 1942 Polybius United States 7,041 55|N|57|40|W|type:event name=Polybius (ship)

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8 November 1942 Maloja Norway 6,400 58|N|27|08|W|type:event name=Maloja (ship)

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10 November 1942 Cerinthus United Kingdom 3,878 27|N|27|45|W|type:event name=Cerinthus (ship)

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10 November 1942 Start Point United Kingdom 5,293 12|N|27|27|W|type:event name=Start Point (ship)

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5 December 1942 Teesbank United Kingdom 5,136 33|N|29|35|W|type:event name=Teesbank (ship)

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Awards

References

Citations
Bibliography
  • Busch, Rainer & Röll, Hans-Joachim (2003). Der U-Boot-Krieg 1939-1945 - Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Boot-Waffe von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 (in German). Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn Germany: Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn. ISBN 3-8132-0515-0.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 (in German). Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

External links

  • uboat.net


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