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19th U-boat Flotilla

19th U-boat Flotilla
Active October 1943– May 1945
Country Nazi Germany
Branch Kriegsmarine
Type U-boat flotilla
Garrison/HQ Pillau (October 1943–February 1945)
Kiel (February–May 1945)
Korvkpt. Jost Metzler

The 19th U-boat Flotilla (German 19. Unterseebootsflottille) was a unit of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

It was founded in October 1943 as a Training Flotilla (Ger. Ausbildungsflottille) where future commanders received their basic training (Kommandanten-Vorschule), under the command of Korvettenkapitän Jost Metzler. Originally based at Pillau, it relocated to Kiel in February 1945. It was disbanded in May 1945 when Germany surrendered.[1]

Assigned U-boats

Four U-boats were assigned to this flotilla during its service.


  1. ^ " - Boats - Flotillas". Archived from the original on 17 February 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
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