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33th Flotilla

Frontflottille (Combat Flotilla)

Bases

09.44 - 05.45 Flensburg
some boats in East-Asia (Penang, Djakarta)

Flotilla Commanders

09.44 - 10.44
10.44 - 05.45
Korvkpt. Georg Schewe (Knights Cross)
Korvkpt. Günther Kuhnke (Knights Cross)

U-boat Types

VIIC, IXC, IXC40, IXD, XB

Assigned U-boats

U-155, U-168, U-170, U-181, U-183, U-190, U-195
U-196, U-219, U-234, U-245, U-260, U-262, U-267
U-281, U-309, U-382, U-398, U-510, U-516, U-518
U-530, U-532, U-534, U-537, U-539, U-541, U-546
U-547, U-548, U-714, U-758, U-763, U-802, U-804
U-805, U-806, U-843, U-853, U-857, U-858, U-861
U-862, U-864, U-866, U-868, U-869, U-870, U-873
U-874, U-875, U-877, U-878, U-879, U-880, U-881
U-889, U-953, U-989, U-1106, U-1170, U-1205, U-1221
U-1223, U-1226, U-1227, U-1228, U-1230, U-1231, U-1232
U-1233, U-1235, U-1271, U-1305

and UIT-24, UIT-25

76 U-boats assigned to this flotilla during its service.

History

The 33rd Flotilla was founded in September 1944 under the command of Korvkpt. Georg Schewe with the long range boats returned from the lost French bases. The flotilla's history ended in May, 1945 when Germany surrendered.

U-boat Flotillas