Unit Code: (8L + )
Formation (July 1943)
Formed 15 July 1943 at Tromsø/N Norway (ex-3.(F)/Küstenfliegergruppe 906). This formation order was changed on 10 August 1943 and 3.(F)/906 replaced by 1.(F)/SAGr. 130. Equipped with Blohm und Voss BV 138C flying boats. 
10.8.43: (Lfl.5) - BV 138 damaged while being catapulted at Tromsø, 10%.
30.9.43: now at Stavanger-Sola/See with a total of 11 BV 138s and a small detachment (Kommando) at Bergen with 2 Arado Ar 196s. 
13.10.43: (Lfl.5) - BV 138C-1 collided with a Bf 109 south of Mandal, 100%, Oblt.Dietrich Forke (pilot) + 4 killed.
16.11.43: at Stavanger-Sola/See with 6 BV 138s and 3 Ar 196s, and a detachment at Bergen with 2 Ar 196s.
27.12.43: (Lfl.5) - BV 138C-1 shot down in P1.Qu.05 East 5933 by a fighter from 144 Squadron RAF, 100%, 5 KIA.
20.1.44: at S-Sola/See with 5 BV 138s and Ar 196s, and the Bergen detachment with 4 Ar 196s. 
13.2.44: (Lfl.5) - BV 138 based at Sola shot down into the sea off NW Norway by a Mosquito from 333 (Norwegian) Squadron RAF, 100%, Oblt. Horst Schröder (observer) + 4 KIA.
29.2.44: S-Sola/See and Bergen with a total of 13 BV 138s and Ar 196s.
22.3.44: as above for 29 February with a total now of 15.
30.3.44: (Lfl.5) - Ar 196 crashed into the sea off NW Norway, 100%, 2 injured.
3.6.44: S-Sola/See and Bergen with a total of 14 BV 138s and Ar 196s.
14.9.44: S-Sola/See with BV 138s, one or two BV 222s and several Ar 196s, and the detachment at Bergen with Ar 196s.
11.10.44: Staffel's BV 138 complement being considered for transfer from Stavanger to Pillau/East Prussia for reconnaissance operations over the eastern Baltic under Luftflotte 6; by 15 October the transfer had been made and the BV 138s were operating from Pillau. The BV 222(s) and the Ar 196s remained in Norway.
6.11.44: S-Sola/See and Bergen with Ar 196s.
25.12.44: Stavanger-Sola/See under Fliegerführer 4 with Ar 196s.
1/45: Staffel ordered disbanded (FpN deleted 12 Feb 1945).
FpNs: 2.(F)/SAGr.131 (L 37542, L 27579).
Hptm. Werner Trinks (1943/44 - 1944)
Hptm. Werner Techam (1944 - 1944)
BAUMGARTNER, Robert, Lt.
FORKE, Dietrich, Oblt.
GRASINGER, Georg, Oblt.
HOPF, Josef, Lt.
NICKEL, Horst, Lt.
SCHRÖDER, Horst, Oblt.
© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress, 2022).
(1st Draft 2022)
- order Genst.d.Lw./Gen.Qu.(2.Abt.) Nr.10108/43g.Kdos., 10.8.1943; Dierich; Tessin; Kannapin.
- BA-MA documents via the K.Maesel collection.
- ULTRA HP3485 and HP7141
- NARA T-312:1070/591.