Did any of the Admirals staff survive the Bismarck sinking

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Did any of the Admirals staff survive the Bismarck sinking

Post by sons of anzac » 29 Oct 2021 06:57

I'm reasonably sure no officers of the Admirals staff survived the sinking of the Bismarck but did any PO's / men? Is there an actual seperate list of the Admirals staff that went down with the ship apart from the ships crew?

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Re: Did any of the Admirals staff survive the Bismarck sinking

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Re: Did any of the Admirals staff survive the Bismarck sinking

Post by sons of anzac » 10 Nov 2021 07:39

crolick wrote:
09 Nov 2021 17:29
http://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck_c ... _list.html
Matrosengefreiter Heinrich Wurst
Thanks. It would be interesting to see if British intelligence got any morsels of what was going on in those last days.

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Re: Did any of the Admirals staff survive the Bismarck sinking

Post by genstab » 15 Nov 2021 12:02

Only two officers survived, and one cadet (Fahnrich). I athink a U-boat picked up a few more- anyone have the story on that?
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