10th Flotilla

Frontflottille (Combat Flotilla)

Bases

01.42 - 10.44 Lorient (France)

Flotilla Commanders

01.42 - 10.44 Korvkpt. Günther Kuhnke (Knights Cross)

U-boat Types

IXC, IXC/40, XB and XIV

Assigned U-boats

U-118, U-155, U-158, U-159, U-160, U-163, U-164
U-165, U-166, U-167, U-169, U-170, U-171, U-172
U-174, U-175, U-176, U-177, U-178, U-179, U-181
U-185, U-186, U-187, U-188, U-192, U-193, U-194
U-459, U-460, U-461, U-462, U-463, U-464, U-506
U-508, U-509, U-510, U-511, U-512, U-513, U-514
U-515, U-516, U-517, U-523, U-524, U-525, U-526
U-527, U-528, U-529, U-530, U-533, U-535, U-537
U-539, U-540, U-541, U-542, U-543, U-544, U-546
U-549, U-550, U-804, U-844, U-845, U-846, U-853
U-855, U-857, U-865, U-866, U-1221, U-1222, U-1229
U-1230

and UD-3, UD-5

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

History

The 10th Flotilla was founded on 15 Jan, 1942 under the command of Kptlt. Kuhnke. Its history ended in August 1944 when the last boats left Lorient in France for Norway. Korvkpt. Kuhnke left with the last flotilla boat U-853 on 27 August, 1944 and reached Flensburg, Germany on 14 October, 1944.

U-boat Flotillas