by Gareth Collins

Formed on 01 Jan 1940 after the original Abteilung Marinenachrichtendienst (3/Skl) was split in two. This new department was designated Abteilung Marinenachrichtendienst (2/Skl) & the other became Abteilung Nachrichtenauswertung (3/Skl). On 16 Jun 1941, with the formation of Amtsgruppe Marinenachrichtendienst (2/Skl Chef MND) as the principal office for naval intelligence this department was re-designated Zentralabteilung der Amtsgruppe Marinenachrichtendienst (2/Skl Chef MND).

Chef

Konteradmiral Ludwig Stummel (01 Jan 1940-15 Jun 1941)

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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