21th Flotilla

1935 - 10.1937 Schulverband der U-Bootschule
11.1937 - 06.1940 Unterseebootsschulflottille (US-Fl.)

Ausbildungsflottille (Training Flotilla)

Bases

1935 - 05.37
05.37 - 06.41
07.41 - 03.45
Kiel
Neustadt
Pillau

Flotilla Commanders

1935 - 1937

11.37 - 03.40
03.40 - 06.43
06.43 - 09.44
09.44 - 03.45

Kpt. z. S. Kurt Slevogt
(Chef des Schulverbandes)
Kptlt. Heinz Beduhn
Korvkpt. Paul Büchel
Korvkpt. Otto Schuhart (Knights Cross)
Kptlt. Herwig Collmann

U-boat Types


IA, IIA, IIB, IIC, IID, VIIA, VIIB, VIIC and IX

Assigned U-boats

U-2, U-3, U-4, U-5, U-6, U-7, U-9
U-10, U-11, U-20, U-21, U-23, U-24, U-29
U-34, U-38, U-48, U-60, U-61, U-62, U-72
U-80, U-101, U-120, U-121, U-139, U-141, U-148
U-151, U-152, U-236, U-251, U-291, U-368, U-416
U-430, U-555, U-704, U-708, U-712, U-720, U-733
U-746, U-922, U-977, U-1195, U-1196, U-1197, U-1198
U-1201, U-1204

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

History

In the first years the unit was called Schulverband (school unit), before she became in 1937 a flotilla, which was commanded by Kptlt. Beduhn. In 1937 the flotilla moved to Neustadt and in 1940 to Pillau. Its history ended in March 1945, when the flotilla was disbanded.

U-boat Flotillas