Seenotgruppe 60

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Big textSeenotgruppe 60

Formation and History. (Aug 44 - Apr 45)

Ordered formed 19 August 1944 at Pillau/East Prussia with a Stab, Seenotstaffel 60 and Seenotflottille 60 from elements of 1. Seenotstaffel and other Seenotdienst assets. Subordinated to Luftflotte 6. Responsible for sea rescue operations in the eastern Baltic area. Departed East Prussia in April 1945 and withdrew westward. No specific information has been found detailing the activities of this Seenotgruppe. Presumably surrendered 8 May 1945.[1]

FpN: (L 10055)

Kommandeur: (not found)

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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 AFHRA Maxwell: decimal K113 Karlsruhe Collection, unpublished manuscript “Geschichte d. Seenotdienst 1939-45”; PRO London: AIR 40 Air Ministry intelligence documents, A.I.3.(E) intelligence study “Organisation of the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; PRO London: AIR 40 Air Ministry intelligence documents; NARA WashDC: RG 242/T-312 roll 1070, frame 591; BA-MA Freiburg: Signatur RL 9/35; W.Dierich-VdL:283-97; D.Jung/B.Wenzel/A.Abendroth-Die Schiffe und Boote der deutschen Seeflieger 1912-1976:191-98; N.Kannapin-Feldpostübersicht; Luftwaffen-Revue magazine, Heft (issue) 4/1990.

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