Unit Code: (7R + )
Formation (May 1943
South Russia - Black Sea (June 1943 – Sep 1944)
8.6.43: Sevastopol with 9 BV 138s - Staffel also notified that it was scheduled to received three Arado Ar 196 floatplanes. 
2.7.43: (Lf1.4) - BV 138 (7R+ML) FTR from a patrol over the Black Sea, 100%, Staka Oblt. Leiteritz KIA and 4 MIA.
7.7.43: (Lf1.4) - BV 138 (7R+CL) FTR from over the Black Sea, 100%, 5 MIA.
11/43: Staffel transferred from Sevastopol to Constanta-Mamaia in the latter part of 1943, but exactly when is not known.
3.12.43: (Lf1.4) - BV 138C-1 severely damaged taxying at Constanta-Mamaia, 50%, 4 killed and 1 injured.
2.2.44: At Constanta-Mamaia.
18.2.44:; (Lf1.4) - BV 138 damaged in a winter storm while moored in the Danube Delta, 30%.
25.8.44: transferred from Constanta-Mamaia to Salonika/Greece as a result of Romania's change of sides and the German evacuation of that country. On arrival, the Staffel received the remaining BV 138s from the disbanded 1./SAGr.125 and began convoy escort duties around Greece under Luftwaffenkdo. Südost, although this only lasted for a few days.
31.8.44: Ordered to transfer from Salonika to Fp.List in Germany on the basis of the German decision to withdraw from Greece and the Aegean. 
FpN: 3./SAGr.125 (L 06957).
Oblt. Walter Leiteritz (5/43 - 6/43)
Hptm. Walter Bestehorn (acting) (29 Jun 43 - 23 Oct 43)
Hptm. Kurt Schütt (10/43 - 3/44?)
Hptm. Gustav Nagel (c.7/44 - 9/44)
ARNOLD, Günther, Lt.
BAUMGARTNER, Robert, Lt.
BRÄUER, Hans-Klaus, Oblt.
HARDT, (Ludwig? Otto?), Lt.
KELLER, Franz, Oblt.
KISTENMACHER, Harald, Lt.z.S.
LASER, Siegfried, Lt.
MALIES (MARLIES?), Heinz, Lt.
SCHÖNE, Karl, Lt.
SPRINGER, Gerd, Oblt.
STEINIGWEG, Willi, Oblt.
VOIGT, Fritjof, Lt.
© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress, 2022).
(1st Draft 2022)
- Kannapin; Kurowski:249; LR evidence; Defieux
- Tessin; Defieux