by Gareth Collins

On 01 Oct 1937 this department moved to the Seekriegsleitung (Skl) from the Marinekommandoamt. This department was the principal office of Kriegsmarine intelligence. In January 1940 Kriegsmarine intelligence was reorganised. This office split to form 2 Departments in the Skl, Abteilung Marinenachrichtendienst which was now 2/Skl  &  Abteilung Nachrichtenauswertung which became the 3/Skl.

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Kapitän zur See (E) Theodor Arps (01 Oct 1937-31 Dec 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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