by Gareth Collins

Formed on 01 Nov 1937 as the principal Kriegsmarine office for legal matters and was subordinate to the Marinewehramt (MWehr), then from from 15 November 1939 the Allgemeine Marinehauptamt (AMA). After the OKM re-shuffle 01 May 1944 it finally became subordinate to the Chef der Kriegsmarine-Wehr (MarWehr/R).

Chef

Admiralstabsrichter Dr.jur. Joachim Rudolphi (01 Nov 1937-08 May 1945)

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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