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Rare KM U-boot Schiffchen, Seahorse Flotilla Emblem

$850.00

This is a Kriegsmarine U-boot schiffchen for enlisted, featuring the seahorse pin emblem. The cap shows moderate service use, is nicely size marked 59, and was collected by Ron Wolin well over a decade ago. A fine example, COA accompanies.

The interesting history of the units using this emblem is listed below, courtesy of warhats.com.

Worn by the following U-Boat Crews:

U-Boat U97 – 16 ships sunk & 1 damaged – Sunk on 16 June 1943 – Commanders: Udo Heilmann, Oblt. Friedrich Bürgel, Kptlt. Hans-Georg Trox

U-Boat U267 – No ships sunk or damaged – Scuttled on 4 May 1945 – Commanders: Kptlt. Otto Tinschert, Ernst von Witzendorff, Kptlt. Otto Tinschert, Oblt. Bernhard Knieper

U-Boat U416 – No ships sunk or damaged – Sunk 30 March 1943 – Commanders: Christian Reich, Oblt. Rudolf Zorn, Kptlt. Heinz Zwarg, Oblt. Eberhard Rieger

U-Boat U708 – No ships sunk or damaged – Scuttled on 3 May 1945 – Commanders: Werner Heintze, Oblt. Klaus Andersen, Oblt. Ewald Pick, Oblt. Herbert Kühn

U-Boat U776 – No ships sunk or damaged – Surrendered England on 16 May 1945 – Commander: Kptlt. Lothar Martin

U-Boat U1231 – No ships sunk or damaged – Surrendered Scotland 13 May 1945 – Commanders: Kpt. Hermann Lessing, Oblt. Helmut Wicke

U-Boat U3011 – No ships sunk or damaged – Scuttled on 3 May 1945 – Commanders: Kptlt. Otto Tinschert, Oblt. Otto Fränzel.  *ships after 1 December

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