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Post by Andy H » 04 Jun 2005 14:05

Please feel free to answer Fernando's post. The answer AFAIK to Benny's question was correct.

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Post by Benny C. » 05 Jun 2005 16:37

Sorry I took so long.

FALmeida wrote;
Commissioned in Wilhelmshaven on 15/11/1925.
It was actually 15/10/1925.

But it's close enough.

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Post by FAlmeida » 05 Jun 2005 17:00

Benny C. wrote:Sorry I took so long.

FALmeida wrote;
Commissioned in Wilhelmshaven on 15/11/1925.
It was actually 15/10/1925.

But it's close enough.
Hi Benny C.
Sorry but my source "German Navy Handbook by Jak P.Mallmann Showell" have this info:
07/01/1925 launched in Wilhelmshven and commissioned on 15/11/1925.
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Post by Benny C. » 05 Jun 2005 17:16

You are probably right but my source says
Laid down: Reichsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven, 08.12.1921
Launched: 07.01.1925
Commissioned: 15.10.1925
Fate: Destroyed by explosions 03.04.1945 (Heikendorf Bay)
http://www.german-navy.de/kriegsmarine/ ... index.html

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Post by Königstiger » 13 Jun 2005 17:49

Well, it's FAlmeida's turn I think?

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Post by FAlmeida » 13 Jun 2005 17:57

What were the former names of the this Kriegsmarine Unterseebootstenders
Donau
Erwin Wassner
Isar
Lech
Neisse
Vénus
Weichsel

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Post by Königstiger » 22 Jun 2005 18:56

I have no idea. Is the answer somewhere on the internet? :roll:

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Post by FAlmeida » 22 Jun 2005 22:06

Königstiger wrote:I have no idea. Is the answer somewhere on the internet? :roll:
Hello Königstiger
the answer is not in internet.

Donau ex dampher “Nicea” commissioned in KM on 29/04/1938
-12/39 U-Flottille Weddigen and then in U-Schuleflottille,
01/40-06/40 1.U-Flottille,
07/40-07/44 21.U-Flottille,
07/44-01/45 20.U-Flottille,
01/45-05/45 26.U-Flottille
CO Klt. Kaack -05/40, Klt. Weber 05/40-12/40, Klt.Seffner 12/40-01/1945 and OLzS Ibelshäuser 01/45-05/45

Erwin Wassner ex Fruit ship “Gran Canaria” commissioned in KM on 1938
Staff ship FdU , BdU and Kommandierenden Admiral der U-Boote
CO KK. Bertram 02/39-10/39 and KK. Pies 10/39-07/44

Isar ex Fruit ship “Puma” commissioned in KM on 1939
-12/39 U-Flottille Hundius,
01/40-03/41 2.U-Flottille,
04/41-06/43 27.U-Flottille,
06/43-02/45 20.U-Flottille
03/45-05/45 25.U-Flottille
CO 09/39-03/40 Klt. Neumann, 03/40-07/40 OLzS Bugs, 07/40-07/41 OLzS Schapler, 07/41-12/43 KK. Kaack and 12/43-05/45 Klt. Lindke

Lech ex Fruit ship “Panther” commissioned in KM on 1939
06/39-12/39 U-Flottille Emsmann
01/40-06/41 1.U-Flottille
06/41-12/41 5.U-Flottille
12/41-08/43 24.U-Flottille
09/43-10/43 23.U-Flottille
11/43-02/45 20.U-Flottille
03/45-05/45 25.U-Flottille
CO 06/39-01/40 OLzS Brodda, 01/40-05/40 KK.Schulze, 05/40-07/41 KK. Kaack, 07/41-12/43 Klt. Schpler

Neisse ex Motor ship “Claus Horn” commissioned in KM on 06/02/41
02/41-05/45 25.U-Flottille
CO 02/41-06/42 Klt. Otto, 06/42-12/43 OLzS Girndt, 05/40-07/41 OLzS Engelmann

Vénus ex Motor ship “Venus” commissioned in KM on 06/05/41
05/41-03/45 26.U-Flottille
CO 05/41-11/41 FK. Zechlin, 04/43-052/45 OLzS Reese

Weichsel ex dampher “Syra” commissioned in KM on 26/03/1938
03/38-12/39 U-Flottille Weddigen,
01/40-12/42 1.U-Flottille
12/42-05/45 22.U-Flottille
CO 03/38-03/45 KK.Rapp, 03/45-05/45 Klt. Mollandin

Source "Die Deutsche Kriegsmarine 1939-1945 - Walter Lohmann and Hans Hildebrand"
I´m at your disposal for any another clarification about this subject
Your turn !
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Post by Königstiger » 23 Jun 2005 19:43

Thanks for the very interesting information!

My question:

Which U-boat officers received the Knights Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds?

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Post by JPK » 23 Jun 2005 19:56

Fregattenkäpitan Albrecht Brandi Brillanten: 23.11.1944 K.Kpt.Kdt U 967
Kapitan zur See Wolfgang Lüth Brillanten: 09.08.1943 K.Kpt Kdt U 181

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Post by Königstiger » 24 Jun 2005 09:17

Correct, your turn!

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Post by JPK » 24 Jun 2005 09:58

Who was the first Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine ?

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Post by FAlmeida » 24 Jun 2005 10:04

JPK wrote:Who was the first Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine ?
Heinrich Günther Prien received the Ritterkreuz in 18/10/1939 after sunk "Royal Oak" in Scapa Flow.
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Post by JPK » 24 Jun 2005 10:27

No,
Kptlt Günther Prien was only the second on 18.10.1939
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