Heinz Scheringer

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 27)


Successes
9 ships sunk, total tonnage 29,160 GRT
2 ships damaged, total tonnage 13,188 GRT

Born  29 Aug 1907 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died  21 Jan 1984(76)Hamburg, Germany


Kptlt. Heinz Scheringer

Ranks

11 Oct 1927 Seekadett
1 Oct 1931 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1936 Kapitänleutnant
1 Jan 1942 Korvettenkapitän

Decorations

  Iron Cross 2nd Class

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-10 11 Sep 1935 21 Dec 1935   No war patrols 
U-13 6 Nov 1939 2 Jan 1940   2 patrols (18 days) 
U-26 4 Jan 1940 11 May 1940   2 patrols (46 days) 
U-26 9 Jun 1940 1 Jul 1940   1 patrol (12 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz Scheringer


 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-13 15 Nov 1939  Kiel  25 Nov 1939  Kiel  Patrol 1,11 days
2. U-13 9 Dec 1939  Kiel  15 Dec 1939  Kiel  Patrol 2,7 days
3. U-26 29 Jan 1940  Wilhelmshaven  1 Mar 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 3,33 days
4. U-26 13 Apr 1940  Wilhelmshaven  18 Apr 1940  Trondheim  Patrol 4,6 days
5. U-26 19 Apr 1940  Trondheim  25 Apr 1940  Wilhelmshaven  Patrol 4,7 days
6. U-26 20 Jun 1940  Wilhelmshaven  1 Jul 1940  Sunk  Patrol 5,12 days
5 patrols, 76 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinz Scheringer

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
19 Nov 1939U-13 Bowling793br
 
6 Jan 1940U-13 City of Marseilles (d.) [Mine]8,317br
6 Feb 1940U-13 Anu [Mine]1,421es
12 Feb 1940U-26 Nidarholm3,482nw
14 Feb 1940U-26 Langleeford4,622brHX-18
15 Feb 1940U-26 Steinstad2,477nw
21 Apr 1940U-26 Cedarbank5,159brAP-1
29 Jun 1940U-26 Frangoula B. Goulandris6,701gr
30 Jun 1940U-26 Belmoira3,214nw
30 Jun 1940U-26 Merkur1,291es
1 Jul 1940U-26 Zarian (d.)4,871brOA-175
 42,348

9 ships sunk (29,160 tons) and 2 ships damaged (13,188 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders