|Birth||September 27, 1906 (Berlin)|
|Death||November 19, 1970 (Flensburg)|
Ulrich Heyse (20 September 1906 in Berlin-Friedenau – 19 November 1970 in Flensburg) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.
Summary of career
As commander of U-128 Ulrich Heyse is credited with the sinking of twelve ships for a total of 83,639 gross register tons (GRT) of merchant shipping.
|19 February 1942||Pan Massachusetts||United States||8,202||Sunk at|
|22 February 1942||Cities Service Empire||United States||8,103||Sunk at|
|5 March 1942||O.A. Knudsen||Norway||11,007||Sunk at|
|13 May 1942||Denpark||United Kingdom||3,491||Sunk at|
|8 June 1942||South Africa||Norway||9,234||Sunk at|
|21 June 1942||West Ira||United States||5,681||Sunk at|
|23 June 1942||Andrea Brøvig||Norway||10,173||Sunk at|
|27 June 1942||Polybius||United States||7,041||Sunk at|
|8 November 1942||Maloja||Norway||6,400||Sunk at|
|10 November 1942||Cerinthus||United Kingdom||3,878||Sunk at|
|10 November 1942||Start Point||United Kingdom||5,293||Sunk at|
|5 December 1942||Teesbank||United Kingdom||5,136||Sunk at|
- Wehrmacht Long Service Award 4th Class (4 October 1937)
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (11 February 1940)
- 1st Class (24 March 1942)
- Destroyer War Badge (19 October 1940)
- U-boat War Badge (1939) (24 March 1942)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 21 January 1943 as Kapitänleutnant and commander of U-128
- ^ Busch & Röll 2003, p. 306.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 226.