19 operational R-boat flotillas (Räumbootsflottillen) during World War II
which were deployed for minesweeping and security duties with the exception of
25. Räumbootsflottille which was formed after the surrender of Germany.
Many of the ships and personnel were employed by the following organisations
after the war, The German Mine
Office of Military Government, United States
(OMGUS) and The
United States Labour Service
And a small number of these vessels
saw service with German Federal Navy (Bundesmarine) from 1956 onwards.
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War Two Timeline, detailing every event, day by day from 1935 through to 1945.
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