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15. Räumbootsflottille

R-boat flotilla




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History

The 15. Räumbootsflottille was formed in 1 July 1944 and was commanded by Georg Mergelmeyer, this flotilla was made up of the following 1937-43 Type R-boats and was deployed for minesweeping and security duties.

After the war had ended the surviving vessels from 15. Räumbootsflottille was used to form 25. Räumbootsflottille which was used by The German Mine Sweeping Administration (GMSA).

Superior formations



Subordinate formations

R239
R240 also served in 4. Räumbootsflottille
R241 also served in 17. Räumbootsflottille
R243 also served in 4. Räumbootsflottille
R244 also served in 4. Räumbootsflottille
R245 also served in 4. Räumbootsflottille
R254 also served in 25. Räumbootsflottille
R255 also served in 4. Räumbootsflottille
R256
R409 also served in 8. Räumbootsflottille
R410
R411

Career

1 July 1944
The 15. Räumbootsflottille was formed.

1944
The 15. Räumbootsflottille was deployed for minesweeping and security duties in the Baltic sea around the Gulf of Finland.

1945
The 15. Räumbootsflottille was deployed for minesweeping and security duties around the coastal waters of Denmark.

1945
The surviving vessels from 15. Räumbootsflottille was used to form 25. Räumbootsflottille which was used by The German Mine Sweeping Administration (GMSA).

Commanders

Sorry No Image Available Georg Mergelmeyer
Takes command on 1 July 1944
Ends command on 8 May 1945


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