by Gareth Collins

Formed with OKM on 11 Jan 1936 and had previously existed in the Marineleitung. The office was subordinate to the Stab des Oberbefehlshaber der Marine. On 15 Nov 1939 the office was re-designated Amtsgruppe Schiffsmaschinenbetrieb and moved to the Hauptamt Kriegsschiffbau.

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Konteradmiral (Ing.) Hans Peters (11 Jan 1936-30 Sep 1936)
Konteradmiral (Ing.) Erich Ziegler (25 Sep 1936-14 Nov 1939)

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)

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