Wargames wrote:Thank you, A. Fraize. You now have me interested in LS and R boat histories as well as in the whole Mediteranean prior to Italy's surrender.
POSTSCRIPT: Here is the information on the other units operating in the MED. though by the time they became operational it was mostly limited to the Adriatic and Aegean Seas.
: Formed November 1943 at Athens, Greece.
ex-Italian MAS Boats
ex-Yugoslavian Lurssen Boats
: Became operational in Theater March 1944.
LS Type Boats
KS Type Boats
: Became operational in Theater August 1944. Seconded to the 11th Sicherungsdivision - Did not become part of the S-Boat Force. Eventually turned over to the Croat Navy.
KS Boats: KS11, KS18, KS20, KS24, KS31 & KS32
I can give you boat numbers on the 24th & 21st Flottila's if you need them but it is a long list. Would be easier to copy the pages and send them to you. Let me know if you need them.
(Source: German Costal Forces of WW2 by M.J. Whitley)
Also.....specs similar to above post for the LS CLASS BOATS:
(Source: Squadron/Signal Schnellboot in action)
Hope this helps you out. Always willing to help a fellow interested in the S-Bootwaffe.