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8th U-boat Flotilla

8th U-boat Flotilla
Active Raised 1941, Dissolved 1945
Country Nazi Germany
Branch Kriegsmarine
Type U-boat flotilla
Garrison/HQ Königsberg, Danzig
Georg-Wilhelm Schulz

The 8th U-boat Flotilla (6th U-boat Flotilla in Danzig. It was primarily a training flotilla but in the last months of the war some flotilla boats were in combat against the Soviet Navy in the Baltic Sea. The flotilla was disbanded in January 1945.


Duration Commander
October 1941 – January 1942 Georg-Wilhelm Schulz
January 1942 – January 1943 Korvettenkapitän Hans Eckermann
January 1943 – March 1943 Kapitän zur See Bruno Mahn (in deputize)
January 1943 – April 1944 Korvettenkapitän Werner von Schmidt
May 1944 – January 1945 Fregattenkapitän Hans Pauckstadt


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