Much of this information, the data, the photos etc. comes directly from the veterans, the veterans' organizations and is the most accurate available anywhere..............much of this information is not even known elsewhere.


The 7. U-Bootflottille (7th U-Boat Flotilla) was a Frontflottille (combat) flotilla that was formed at Kiel in January 1940 and moved to St. Nazaire, France and remained there until the position was lost in August 1944.

Flotillenchefs were:
     Korvettenkapitän HANS RUDOLF RÖSING (313-1987) from January 1940 until May 1940
     Korvettenkapitän Sohler from May 1940 February 1944
     Korvettenkapitän Adolf Piening from February 1944 to the end

HANS RUDOLF RÖSING                            Adolf Piening

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Many thanks to our friend and Sharkhunters Member since 1987 GEORG HÖGEL for all the conning tower emblems used in our monthly KTB Magazine and also here on the pages of our website.  GEORG was radioman aboard U-30, the first boat into combat, the first to sink a ship (the liner ATHENIA) and the first into an occupied French port.  When that Skipper (Lemp) took command of U-110, GEORG was one of the former crew to transfer to the new boat under Lemp.  After the war, he was Professor of Art at a major German university.