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Fritz Julius Hintze
Birth: May 13, 1901
Death: Dec. 26, 1943

German Naval Officer. He was appointed captain of the German battleship "Scharnhorst" on October 14, 1943. He died along with Admiral Erich Bey in the sinking of the Scharnhorst off the coast of Norway, during the Battle of the North Cape by combined ships of the British Royal Navy. Only 36 men under his command were rescued from the sinking vessel out of a total of 1,968 crewmen. He reportedly gave his life-vest to another sailor before jumping into the frigid North Atlantic Sea. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
 
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Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Oct 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12213763
Fritz <i>Julius</i> Hintze
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Fritz <i>Julius</i> Hintze
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
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- poddop
 Added: Dec. 26, 2016
God bless!
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