by Gareth Collins

With agreement between the Oberbefehlshaber der Marine & the Minister of Armaments the Schiffbaukommission was formed on 13 July 1943. It was responsible for new construction and modifications of existing ships. The Chairman of the Commission was chosen by the Oberbefehlshaber der Marine and remained subordinate to him. The Commission consisted of Officers, Civil Engineers, Scientists & Specialist Personnel of the Kriegsmarine.

Vorsitzer

Vizeadmiral Karl Topp (13 Jul 1943-30 Apr 1945)

Mitglieder

Seeoffiziere

Kapitän zur See Wolf Löwisch (00 Aug 1943-00 Mar 1944)
Kapitän zur See Erich Holtorf (00 Jun 1944-00 Jan 1945)
Kapitän zur See Herbert Bahte (00 Oct 1943-00 Apr 1945)
Kapitän zur See Dr.phil.nat. Maximilian Becker (00 Aug 1943-00 Apr 1945)
Fregattenkapitän Heinz Peters (00 Aug 1943-00 Jul 1944)
Fregattenkapitän Hermann Alberts (00 Mar 1944-00 Feb 1945)
Korvettenkapitän Hugo Heydel (00 Aug 1943-00 Feb 1944)
Kapitänleutnant der Reserve Dr. Franz Zausig (00 Apr 1944-00 Mar 1945)


Ingenieuroffiziere

Kapitän zur See (Ing.) Dipl.Ing. Julius Heimberg (16 Aug 1943-31 Oct 1944)
Kapitän zur See (Ing.) Hans-Karl Eddicks (00 Jul 1944-00 Apr 1945)
Korvettenkapitän (Ing.) Dipl.Ing. Werner Bräckow (00 Jul 1943-00 Dec 1944)
Korvettenkapitän (Ing.) Dipl.Ing. Hans Müller (00 May 1944-00 Apr 1945)


Waffenoffiziere

Korvettenkapitän (W) Paul Giesemann (00 Mar 1944-00 Mar 1945)
Korvettenkapitän (W) Arno Lentz (00 Feb 1944-00 Aug 1944)


Baubeamte

Marinebaudirektor Dipl.Ing. Heinrich Oelfken (00 Aug 1943-00 Apr 1945)
Ministerialrat Hugo Driessen (00 Aug 1943-00 Apr 1945)
Marineoberbaurat Dipl.Ing. Christian Waas (00 Aug 1943-00 Apr 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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