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Dr. Heinrich Andreas Schroeteler (10 December 1915 – 19 January 2000) 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. He is credited with damaging one merchant ship, the British steam merchant Riverton, of 7,345 gross register tons (GRT), and sinking one warship, the Norwegian minesweeper HNoMS NYMS-382, of 335 GRT. The sinking took place on 7 May 1945, 3 days after the U-boats had been ordered to surrender.

Age: 84 (age at death)
Died: 19 January, 2000, Place of Death
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: German
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