Driver, Heinrich

Date of birth:
July 10th, 1912 (Sonderburg/Schleswick-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
November 20th, 1980
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

During five operational sails (154 days at sea) Heinrich Drives sunk four ships with a total tonnage of 25.122BRT.

Promotions:
April 1st, 1945: Korvettenkapitän.

Career:
1933: In service Kriegsmarine;
?: Kommandant "U 20";
May 1940 - September 1940 Kommandant "U 23";
October 1940 - December 1940: Kommandant U-145;
March 15th, 1941 - April 5th, 1942 Kommandant "U 371".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Kommandant "U 20"
Awarded on:
November 1939
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Kommandant "U 371" / 23. Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant "U 371" / 23. Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
August 6th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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