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32nd U-boat Flotilla

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32. Unterseebootsflottille
ActiveApril 1944–May 1945
CountryNazi Germany
TypeU-boat flotilla
Garrison/HQKönigsberg (April 1944–January 1945)
Hamburg (January–May 1945)
Korvkpt. Ulrich Heyse (March–May 1945)

32nd U-boat Flotilla ("32. Unterseebootsflottille") was a training flotilla ("Ausbildungsflottille") of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

The flotilla was formed in Königsberg, in April 1944 under the command of Fregattenkapitan Hermann Rigele. It trained mostly Type XXIII U-boats. It was transferred to Hamburg in January 1945, and in March put under the command of Korvettenkapitän Ulrich Heyse. The flotilla was disbanded in May 1945 after the German surrender.[1]

Flotilla commanders[edit]

Assigned U-boats[edit]

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


  1. ^ "uboat.net - Boats - Flotillas - 32nd Flotilla". uboat.net. Archived from the original on 17 February 2010. Retrieved 13 February 2010.