Heinz Geissler

Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (entry, Jahrgang X/38)


Successes
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 545 GRT

Born  29 Aug 1917 Zeulenroda, Thüringen
Died  5 Jul 1944(26)English Channel


Ranks

1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-390 13 Mar 1943 5 Jul 1944  (+)  3 patrols (86 days) 

Patrol info for Heinz Geissler

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-390 2 Dec 1943  Kiel  5 Dec 1943  Bergen  Patrol 1,4 days
2. U-390 7 Dec 1943  Bergen  13 Feb 1944  St. Nazaire  Patrol 1,69 days
3. U-390 21 Jun 1944  St. Nazaire  24 Jun 1944  Brest  Patrol 2,4 days
4. U-390 27 Jun 1944  Brest  5 Jul 1944  Sunk  Patrol 3,9 days
3 patrols, 86 days at sea

Ships hit by Heinz Geissler

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
5 Jul 1944U-390 HMS Ganilly (T 367)545brEBC-30
 545

1 ship sunk (545 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders