1. Fuse Division - 1. Sicherungs-Division

The 1st Security Division was a major unit of the German Navy during World War II .

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The division was set up in February 1941 for security tasks in the area of ​​the southern North Sea from Hanstholm to Schelde . [1] The Staff Headquarters was in the following locations Netherlands: Scheveningen / The Hague , from June 1942 in Utrecht -Oudenrijn and from April 1945 in Haarlem .

Initially, the division was subordinate to the Commander of Security West . [2] On November 1, 1941, she was the securing of the North Sea Commander (BSN) assumed command default. The last change in the subordination took place in March 1942 with the dissolution of the BSN. The division was subordinated to the commanding admiral in the Netherlands . At the end of the war the 1st Security Division was in the Netherlands and was taken prisoner by the Allies here.

Commanders

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1941

1944

  • 1. Minensuchflottille ( Rotterdam )
  • 11th minesweeping flotilla ( Wesermünde ) (dissolved February 1945)
  • 32nd Minesweeper ( Terneuzen )
  • 34. Mining search flotilla ( Ijmuiden )
  • 8. Barrier breaker flotilla ( Vlaardingen )
  • 13th Outpost Flotilla (Rotterdam) (disbanded January 1945)
  • 14. Outpost Flotilla (Rotterdam)
  • 20th Outpost Flotilla (Rotterdam)
  • 1. Artillerieträgerflottille (Rotterdam)
  • 9th clearing boat flotilla (Vlaardingen) with the escort ship Alders (ex M 526 , ex M 126 )

See also

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Friedrich Ruge: In the coastal apron: mine search, escort, submarine hunting, outpost service . Lehmann, 1974, ISBN 978-3-469-00512-0 , pp. 71 ( google.de [accessed on January 9, 2019]).
  2. Wolfgang Hausen: German Soldier Yearbook . Schild Verlag, 2000, p. 148 ( google.de [accessed on January 9, 2019]).
  3. In this function, awarded the Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross in September 1944 and after the war with the Federal Border Guard See.
  4. a b c d e f Gordon Williamson: Kriegsmarine Coastal Forces. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012, ISBN 978-1-84603-820-4, S. 5 ( google.de [accessed on July 18, 2020]).