by Gareth Collins

Formed on 12 December 1944 on Langeoog in East Frisia (Weser-Ems). The Abteilung was subordinate to the Marinebordflakbrigade Nord and it was responsible for the protection of military transports and private merchant shipping.

Kommandeur

Korvettenkapitän der Reserve Fritz Hoch (12 Dec 1944-00 00 May 1945)
Kapitänleutnant M.A. Gerhard Steinhauer (00 May 1945-00 May 1945)

Subordinate Commands & Units

1. Kompanie, Langeoog
2. Kompanie, Rotterdam
3. Kompanie, Wilhelmshaven
4. Kompanie, Emden
5. Kompanie, Emden

Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins
Erich Gröner - Die Schiffe der deutschen Kriegsmarine und ihr Verbleib 1939-1945, J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, München (1976)
Hans H. Hildebrand - Die organisatorische Entwicklung der Marine nebst Stellenbesetzung 1848 bis 1945, Biblio-Verlag, Osnabrück (2000)
Hans H. Hildebrand & Ernest Henriot – Deutschlands Admirale 1849-1945, Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück (1989)
Hans H. Hildebrand, Albert Röhr & Hans-Otto Steinmetz – Die Deutschen Kriegsschiffe, Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Hamburg (1980)
Walter Lohmann & Hans H. Hildebrand – Die Deutsche Kriegsmarine, Verlag Hans-Henning Podzun, Bad Nauheim (1956)

Reference material on this unit

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