Ritter des Ordens Pour le Mérite der Kaiserlichen Marine

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Re: Ritter des Ordens Pour le Mérite der Kaiserlichen Marine

Post by FANGIO » 28 May 2008 04:19

I'm looking for pics of the following men:

-Erhardt Schmidt (Plm: 31 October 1917)
-Oskar Heinecke (Plm: 5 March 1918)
-Hugo von Rosenbero (Plm: 4 December 1917)
-Andrea Michelsen (Plm: 31 May 1918)

I would also need their last rank. I will really appreciate any help.
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FANGIO

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Re: Ritter des Ordens Pour le Mérite der Kaiserlichen Marine

Post by VJK » 29 Aug 2010 18:05

Hi Fangio,

You’ll find pics of Heinecke and Michelsen within this very subject, just a few posts away (albeit from September 2007).

Schmidt’s last rank was Admiral ( bio and pic follows)

Admiral Ehrhard SCHMIDT (18 May 1863 - 18 Jul 1946)
19 Nov 1910: Promoted to Konteradmiral
22 Mar 1914: Promoted to Vizeadmiral
27 Jan 1918: Promoted to Admiral
11 Aug 1918: Admiral à la Suite

31 Jul 1914 - 26 Aug 1915: Commander, IV. Squadron
7 Jul 1915 - 25 Aug 1915: Simultaneously, Naval Commander, Baltic
27 Aug 1915 - 18 Jan 1918: Commander, I. Squadron
19 Jan 1918 - 25 Apr 1918: Placed on inactive status
25 Apr 1918: Retired


Heinecke’s last rank was Char. Admiral ( bio follows)

Admiral Oskar HEINECKE (13 Jul 1878 - 25 Jan 1945)
1 Oct 1926: Konteradmiral
25 Jan 1937: Char. Vizeadmiral
19 Aug 1939: Char. Admiral

3 Oct 1919 - 10 Mar 1920: Commandant, Cruiser “Königsberg”
11 Mar 1920 - 31 May 1920: Placed on inactive status
1 Jun 1920 - 18 Oct 1922: Fortress Commandant, Cuxhaven
19 Oct 1922 - 29 Mar 1925: Inspector, Naval Depot Inspectorate
30 Mar 1925 - 3 Oct 1927: Inspector of Torpedoes & Mines
1 Jul 1925 - 18 Aug 1925: Simultaneously, Acting Inspector of Naval Training
1 Jul 1925 - 18 Aug 1925: Simultaneously, Acting Inspector of Naval Training
1 Jul 1925 - 18 Aug 1925: Simultaneously, Acting Inspector of Naval Training
4 Oct 1927 - 31 Dec 1927: Attached to the Commander, Baltic Naval Station
31 Dec 1927: Retired

Rosenberg’s last rank was Vizeadmiral (bio follows)

Vizeadmiral Hugo von ROSENBERG (3 Jun 1875 - 19 Oct 1944)
31 May 1923: Konteradmiral
19 Aug 1939: Char. Vizeadmiral

2 Aug 1914 - 30 Sep 1915: Recalled from retirement; Commander, Baltic Blockade Ship Division
1 Oct 1915 - 24 Jan 1918: Commander, Baltic Anti-Submarine Flotilla
25 Jan 1918 - 9 Dec 1918: Commander, Baltic Anti-Submarine Forces
10 Dec 1918 - 28 Mar 1919: Section Commander, II. Sailor Division
29 Mar 1919 - 28 Feb 1920: Commander, Baltic Minesweeping Forces
1 Mar 1920 - 23 Mar 1920: Deputy Commander, Baltic Naval Forces
24 Mar 1920 - 16 Jul 1920: Placed on inactive status
17 Jul 1920 - 22 Sep 1923: Commodore & Commander, Baltic Naval Forces
30 Sep 1923: Retired

Michelsen’s last rank was Vizeadmiral ( bio and another pic follows)

Vizeadmiral Andreas MICHELSEN (19 Feb 1869 - 8 Apr 1932)
9 Apr 1889 Seekadett
12 May 1889 Unterleutnant zur See, Patenierung vorbehalten
17 Oct 1892 Patent as Unterleutant zur See
13 Apr 1894 Leutenant zur See
1 Jan 1899 Oberleutnant zur See
10 Aug 1900 Kapitänleutnant
30 Mar 1906 Korvettenkapitän
7 May 1910 Fregattenkapitän
1 Jan 1911 Kapitän zur See
29 Nov 1919: Konteradmiral
21 Jan 1920: Vizeadmiral

2 Aug 1914 - 23 Aug 1915: Commandant, Heavy Cruiser “Prinz Adalbert”
20 Apr 1915 - 3 Jul 1915: Simultaneously, Chief of Staff, Baltic Reconaissance Forces
25 Aug 1915 - 10 Jan 1916: Chief of Staff to the Commander, Eastern Baltic
11 Jan 1916 - 13 Apr 1916: Chief of Staff to the Commander, Eastern Baltic Reconnaissance Forces
14 Apr 1916 - 4 Jun 1917: Commodore & Commander, Torpedo Boats
5 Jun 1917 - 11 Nov 1918: Commodore & Commander of U-Boats
12 Nov 1918 - 21 Dec 1918: Chief of Staff, High Seas Fleet
22 Dec 1918 - 2 Jan 1919: Chief of Staff, North Sea Naval Station
2 Jan 1919 - 16 Mar 1920: Commander, North Sea Naval Station
17 Mar 1920 - 20 Dec 1920: Attached to the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy
20 Dec 1920: Retired

Very best regards,

VJK
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Re: Ritter des Ordens Pour le Mérite der Kaiserlichen Marine

Post by FANGIO » 29 Aug 2010 19:09

Hi Valdis!!!

Hope everything is ok. It's been a long time since we exchanged words in this forum.

Many thanks for the info and pics. I'll also check that post of september 2007.

Best regards,

FANGIO

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Re: Ritter des Ordens Pour le Mérite der Kaiserlichen Marine

Post by Twilight » 05 Sep 2010 18:19

Hi.

Pay attention here. :D

viewtopic.php?f=72&t=91437&start=285

Best regards

Alex

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