13th Flotilla

Frontflottille (Combat Flotilla)


06.43 - 05.45 Trondheim (Norway)

Flotilla Commanders

06.43 - 05.45 Fregkpt. Rolf Rüggeberg

U-boat Types


Assigned U-boats

U-212, U-251, U-255, U-277, U-278, U-286, U-288
U-289, U-293, U-294, U-295, U-299, U-302, U-307
U-310, U-312, U-313, U-315, U-318, U-354, U-360
U-362, U-363, U-365, U-366, U-387, U-425, U-427
U-586, U-601, U-622, U-625, U-636, U-639, U-668
U-673, U-703, U-711, U-713, U-716, U-737, U-739
U-742, U-771, U-921, U-956, U-957, U-959, U-965
U-968, U-992, U-994, U-995, U-997, U-1163

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


The 13th Flotilla was founded in June, 1943 under the command of Korvkpt. Rolf Rüggeberg. In September 1944 the flotilla was reorganized, when most of the boats from the French bases reached Norway. Its history ended in May 1945 when Germany surrendered.

U-boat Flotillas