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Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Heinrich Wittig

Career:

Branch: Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 25 March 1905 in Goslar, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Died:

Ranks:
Fregattenkapitän 1 October 1943
Korvettenkapitän 1 January 1940
Kapitänleutnant 1935
Oberleutnant zur See November 1931
Leutnant zur See 1 October 1929
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 1927

Decorations:

Commands:
Albatros
Takes command on November 1937
Ends command on February 1938

Luchs
Takes command on February 1938
Ends command on March 1938

Hermann Schoemann
Takes command on October 1940
Ends command on May 1942

Z23
Takes command on May 1942
Ends command on March 1944

Personal Information:

Heinrich Wittig was born on 25 March 1905 in Goslar, Lower Saxony, Germany and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Fregattenkapitän and went on to command the following Albatros, Luchs, Hermann Schoemann (Z7), and Z23.

Heinrich Wittig joined Reichsmarine as a Seekadett on 1 August 1925 and went to the naval school in Mürwik and continued his training on board training ship Niobe.

Heinrich Wittig was given the command of the torpedo boat Albatros on November 1937 and remained in command until February 1938, he was then transferred to the torpedo boat Luchs on February 1938 until March 1938, Heinrich Wittig was then given command of the destroyer Hermann Schoemann (Z7) on October 1940, until May 1942 when he took over command of the destroyer Z23 on May 1942 until March 1944.

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