by Gareth Collins

Formed in October 1940 from the Küstenschutzflottille Lorient. It was subordinate to the Marinebefehlshaber Bretagne until December 1940 when it was moved to the command of Seekommandant Bretagne. In December 1943 it merged with the Hafenschutzflottille Brest and re-named Hafenschutzflottille Bretagne.

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Korvettenkapitän der Reserve Adolf Hartlmaier (00 Oct 1940-00 Dec 1943)

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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