Feldgrau helmet logo
Feldgrau.com
German Armed Forces Research 1918-1945
WW2-German-Iron-Cross-Oakbar

WW2 German Marine-Bordflak-Abteilungen


1. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung

  • Formed 7.01.41 in Hamburg-Langenhorn from parts of Marine-Flak-Abteilung 200.
  • Served ships in the Baltic, Norway and France.
  • Disbanded 3.22.43, and divided into Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Oslo, Stettin and Bordeaux.
  • Subordinated to Admiral der KM-Dienststelle Hamburg.
Reformed 10.03.43 in Stettin from Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Stettin with 5 companies:
  • 1. Aalborg
  • 2. Swinemünde
  • 3. Stettin-Gotzlow
  • 4. Danzig-Neufahrwasser
  • 5. Riga
1.45 transfered to Neustrelitz. Companies were located as follows:
  • 1. Gotenhafen
  • 2. Swinemünde
  • 3. Stettin-Gotzlow
  • 4. Danzig-Neufahrwasser
  • 5. Danzig-Mitte
  • plus detachments in Gotenhafen, Königsberg and Elbing.
4.01.45 in Rostock. Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

2. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung

  • Formed 7.01.41 in Hamburg-St. Georg from parts of Marine-Flak-Abteilung 200.
  • Served ships in the North Sea and Holland.
  • Disbanded 3.22.43, and divided into Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Hamburg and Rotterdam.
  • Subordinated to Admiral der KM-Dienststelle Hamburg.
Reformed 10.03.43 in Hamburg from Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Hamburg with 4 companies:
  • 1. Hamburg
  • 2. Hamburg-Neudorf
  • 3. Wolhelmshaven
  • 4. Kiel-Holtenau
1.45 reorganised:
  • 1. Marne-Brunsbüttelkoog
  • 2. Marne-Brunsbüttelkoog
  • 3. Hamburg-Alsterdorf
  • 4. Hamburg
  • plus Luftsperrzug in Brunsbüttelkoog.
Probably moved to Rendsburg before the end of the war. Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

3. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung


Formed 10.03.43 in Olso from Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Oslo with 8 Kompanien:
  • 1. Kristiansand-Süd
  • 2. Bergen
  • 3. Trondheim
  • 4. Tromsö
  • 5. Oslo
  • 6. Narvik
  • 7. Hammerfest-Harstad
  • 8. Kirkenes
In 12.18.44, the 4., 6. and 8. Kompanien were transferred to the 7. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung. In 1.45, the Abteilung had 6 companies:
  • 1. Kristiansand-Süd
  • 2. Bergen
  • 3. Trondheim
  • 4. Oslo-Songswan
  • 5. Oslo
  • 6. Stavanger
  • plus detachmnets in Aalesund, Frederikstad and Narvik.
Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

4. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung


Formed 10.03.43 in Rotterdam from Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Rotterdam with 8 companies:
  • 1. Langeooge
  • 2. Rotterdam
  • 3. Bremen
  • 4. Nordenham
  • 5. Emden
  • 6. Wesermünde
  • 7. Appingedam
  • 8. Bremen
In 9.44 it moved to Nordenham with the Kompanien as follows:
  • 1. Bremen
  • 2. Wesermünde-Bremerhaven
  • 3. Bremen
  • 4. Nordenham
In 5.45 transfered to Brunsbüttelkoog. Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

5. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung


Formed 12.12.44 in Rendsburg from parts of 1. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung, with 5 Kompanien:
  • 1. Aalborg
  • 2. Kiel-Laboe
  • 3. Aarhus
  • 4. Kiel-Holtenau
  • 5. Lübeck
  • plus detachments in Aarhus and Copenhagen
Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

6. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung


Formed 12.12.44 in Langeooge from parts of 2. and 4. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung, with 5 Kompanien:
  • 1. Langeooge
  • 2. Rotterdam
  • 3. Wilhelmshaven
  • 4. Emden
  • 5. Emden
  • plus detachments in Duisburg and Mannheim
Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

7. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung


Formed 12.12.44 in Narvik from parts of 3. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung with 4 Kompanien:
  • 1. Narvik
  • 2. Bodö
  • 3. Harstad
  • 4. Tromsö
  • plus a detachment in Lödingen
Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

10. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung


Formed 3.10.43 in Bordeaux from Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Bordeaux with 5 companies.
  • Stab (with Lehrgruppe) in Biscarosse
  • 1. Le Havre
  • 2. Bordeaux
  • 3. Cherbourg (plus detachment in Alderney)
  • 4. St. Malo (plus detachments in Granville, Jersey and Guernsey)
  • 5. Calais (plus detachment in Boulogne)
Disbanded 8.44, and absorbed by Marine-Regiment von Pflugk-Hartung. Subordinated to KM-Dienststelle Bordeaux.

20. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung

  • Formed 10.03.43 in Genoa (Nervi) from 1. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Süd, with 3 companies, later 4 companies.
  • Disbanded 11.44.
  • Subordinated to Deutsche Seetransportchef Italien, and from 1944 Deutsches Marinekommando Italien.

22. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung

  • Formed 10.03.43 in Neapel(Napoli) from 2. Marine-Flak-Abteilung Süd. 11.06.43 to Trieste-Geignano.
  • Subordinated to Seetransportchef Adria, and from 1944 Deutsches Marinekommando Italien.

31. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung

  • Formed 10.03.43 in Piräus from Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Piräus with 3 companies.
  • 10.44 participated in the evacuation of Greece (protecting the railway lines), and was disbanded shortly afterwards.
  • Subordinated to Admiral Ägäis.

33. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung

  • Formed 10.03.43 in Eupatoria from Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Eupatoria.
  • Moved to Sevastopol in 1943, and 5.44 in Constanza. 8.44 with 4 Kompanien:
    • 1. Constanza
    • 2. Constanza
    • 3. Varna
    • 4. Braila

  • Destroyed 8.44.
  • Subordinated to Seetransportchef Schwarzes Meer.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung 200

  • Formed 4.15.40 in Kiel-Holtenau as Marine-Flak-Abteilung 200, with detachments in Hamburg, Stettin, Oslo and Aalborg.
  • On 8.04.40 renamed Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung 200.
  • On 7.03.41 disbanded and divided into 1. and 2. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung (Stab/200 became Stab/2).
  • Subordinated to Admiral der KM-Dienststelle Hamburg.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Bordeaux

  • Formed 3.15.43 in Bordeaux from parts of 1. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung with 5 companies.
  • 10.03.43 became 10. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung.
  • Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Eupatoria

  • Formed 9.43 in Eupatoria from Marine-Bordflak-Kompanie Eupatoria (formed 1943).
  • 10.03.43 became 33. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung.
  • Subordinated to Seetransportchef Schwarzes Meer.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Hamburg

  • Formed 3.22.43 in Bordeaux from Stab, 1. and 2./2.
  • Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung with 3 companies.
  • 10.03.43 became 2. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung.
  • Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Oslo

  • Formed 3.15.43 in Oslo from 4./2. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung with 4 companies.
  • 10.03.43 became 3. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung.
  • Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Piräus

  • Formed 5.43 in Piräus with 3 companies.
  • 10.03.43 became 31.Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung.
  • Subordinated to Admiral Ägäis.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Rotterdam

  • Formed 3.22.43 in Rotterdam from 3./2. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung with 5 companies.
  • 10.03.43 became 4. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung.
  • Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Stettin

  • Formed 3.22.43 in Stettin from 5. - 7./1. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung.
  • 10.03.43 became 1. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung.
  • Subordinated to Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord.

Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Süd

  • Formed 1.1.42 in Napoli from Marine-Bordflak-Kompanie Süd*, with 2 companies (later 3). On 6.01.43 divided into:
    • 1. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Süd in Genoa (Nervi)
    • 2. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung Süd in Napoli

  • On 10.03.43 both became 20. and 22. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung. Subordinated to Marinekommando Italien (Seetransportchef)
* Formed 2.41 as Marine-Bordflak-Kompanie Kraneck, 3.31.41 became Marine-Bordflak-Kompanie Süd in Napoli.