Helmut Fiehn

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 35)


Successes
1 ship sunk, total tonnage 3,025 GRT

Born  19 Feb 1916 Königsberg, Neumark
Died  23 Apr 1943(27)North Atlantic


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Ranks

5 Apr 1935 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1936 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jan 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1939 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Jul 1942 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1940 Luftwaffe Combat clasp in Bronze
1941 U-boat War Badge 1939

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-191 20 Oct 1942 23 Apr 1943  (+)  1 patrol (38 days) 

Patrol info for Helmut Fiehn

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-191 11 Mar 1943  Kiel  15 Mar 1943  Bergen   5 days
2. U-191 17 Mar 1943  Bergen  23 Apr 1943  Sunk  Patrol 1,38 days

Ships hit by Helmut Fiehn

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
21 Apr 1943U-191 Scebeli3,025nwON-178
 3,025

1 ship sunk (3,025 tons).

Legend
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About ranks and decorations
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German U-boat Commanders of World War II

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