2nd Flotilla

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 The 2nd U-boat Flotilla (German 2. Unterseebootsflottille), also known as the Saltzwedel Flotilla, was the second operational U-boat unit in the German Kriegsmarine. Founded on 1 September 1936 under the command of Fregattenkapitän Werner Scheer, it was named in honour of Oberleutnant zur See Reinhold Saltzwedel. Saltzwedel, a U-boat commander during World War I, died on 2 December 1917, when his submarine UB-81 was sunk by a mine in the English Channel.

The flotilla was based in Kiel for the first few weeks after its formation, but was later moved to Wilhelmshaven, where it remained until May 1940. In June 1940, the flotilla was moved to Lorient in France until it was disbanded in August 1944.

2nd Flotilla

TYPE BOAT# KAPITAN PLAYER STATUS CAREER TONS PATROLS
IXB U-104 Erwin Manchen STALK IN PORT 118,457 1
VIIC U-132 Ludwig Mathes C. OHLING AT SEA 0 0
VIIC U-135 Otter Luther NOCKEN AT SEA 0 0
VIIB U-141 ROLF STEINHAUS UPHOLDER AT SEA 43,583 2
VIIB U-35 HORST HAAS ANAMIR MIA 114255  
IXC U-66 HORST DECKERT Alfred Keitzer AT SEA 404.400 4
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