Seenotdienstführer 5

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Seenotdienstführer 5

Formation and History. (Jun 42 - Aug 44)

Formed (new) o/a 1 June 1942 at Oslo/Norway. Exercised control over all sea rescue assets in the Luftflotte 5 area in Norway and Finland. Location remained unchanged until it was renamed Stab/Seenotgruppe 50 on 19 August 1944.[1]

FpN: (L 49130)


Oberst Clifford von Tempsky (4 Jun 42 - Sep 43)

Obstlt. Hans von Schiller (4 Dec 43 - 19 Aug 44?)

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  1. AFHRA Maxwell: decimal K113 Karlsruhe Collection, unpublished manuscript “Geschichte d. Seenotdienst 1939-45”; PRO London: AIR 40 Air Ministry intelligence documents, A.I.3.(E) intelligence study “Organisation of the Air/Sea Rescue Service in the G.A.F.” dated 31.1.1944 with later supplements; BA-MA Freiburg: RL 2 III Meldungen über Flugzeugunfälle…..(Loss Reports – LRs); D.Jung/B.Wenzel/A.Abendroth-Die Schiffe und Boote der deutschen Seeflieger 1912-1976:185-88; N.Kannapin-Feldpostübersicht.

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