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11. Räumbootsflottille

R-boat flotilla




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History

The 11. Räumbootsflottille was formed in December 1939 and was initially commanded by Hubert Schlüter, this flotilla was made up of 8 Finkenwerder Fischkutter and 1937-43 Type R-boats and was deployed for minesweeping and security duties.

The 11. Räumbootsflottille was disbanded in October 1940. However, the flotilla was reformed in September 1942 under the command of Felix Freytag.

Superior formations



Subordinate formations

8 Finkenwerder Fischkutter
R39 also served in 3. Räumbootsflottille
R161 also served in 7. Räumbootsflottille
R162
R189
R192
R198
R199
R200
R201
R212
R215
RD 102
RD 103
RD 104
RD 105
RD 109
RD 111
RD 112
RD 113
RD 114
RD 148
RD 149
RA 252
RA 253
RA 254
RA 258
RA 260
RA 261
RA 262
RA 263
RA 264
RA 267
RA 268

Weser

Career

December 1939
The 11. Räumbootsflottille was formed.

1939
The 11. Räumbootsflottille was deployed for minesweeping and security duties in the Baltic sea.

October 1940
The 11. Räumbootsflottille was disbanded however, the crews were used to form the nucleus of 7. Räumbootsflottille.

September 1942
The 11. Räumbootsflottille was reformed.

1942
The 11. Räumbootsflottille was moved through French rivers and canals to reach the Mediterranean Sea.

1942
The 11. Räumbootsflottille was deployed for minesweeping and security duties in the Mediterranean Sea.

23 September 1944
The 11. Räumbootsflottille was again disbanded however, the remaining ships and crew were transferred to the 22. Ujagdflottille.

Commanders

Sorry No Image Available Hubert Schlüter
Takes command on September 1939
Ends command on December 1939


Sorry No Image AvailableBernd von Foerster
Takes command on December 1939
Ends command on October 1940


Sorry No Image AvailableFelix Freytag
Takes command on September 1942
Ends command on May 1944


Sorry No Image AvailableOtto Reinhardt
Takes command on May 1944
Ends command on 23 September 1944


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