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The 5. S-Boat-Squadron was put in order by Organization Order No. 94 - Navy with an effective date of 01.10.1957 with homeport Neustadt/Holstein. 10 boats of the "Jaguar"-Class (S-Boat-Class 140) were assigned to the squadron. On 06.02.1968 it moved to Olpenitz. 1971 four boats werde given to the 3. S-Boat-Squadron and in exchange the squadron got four other boats. From 1974 to 1975 the squadron was retrofitted with 10 boats of C "Tiger"-Class (S-Boat-Class 148).

The squadron was closed down on 17.12.2002, with the last four boats being taken out of commisssion the day before.

Squadron-Commanders:

KptLt Thäter und KptLt Benzino until March 1960 in charge of the build-up
FKpt  Rabe 04.1960 - 12.1961
FKpt Müller, A. 01.1962 - 09.1964
FKpt Müller, E.G. 10.1964 - 03.1967
FKpt Reimann 04.1967 - 09.1968
Fkpt Marschall 10.1968 - 09.1970
FKpt Heß 10.1970 - 09.1972
FKpt Meyer-Höper 10.1972 - 09.1974
FKpt Schuur 10.1974 - 03.1976
FKpt Ciliax 04.1976 - 02.1978
FKpt Dobberthien 03.1978 - 03.1980
FKpt Ruhnke 04.1980 - 09.1982
FKpt Lietzau 10.1982 - 09.1984
FKpt Dziambor 10.1984 - 12.1985
FKpt Hechtfisch 10.1985 - 09.1987
FKpt Oelrich 10.1987 - 03.1990
FKpt Erb 04.1990 - 01.1992
FKpt Schweichler 01.1992 - 09.1993
FKpt Schamong 10.1993 - 03.1995
FKpt Lange 04.1995 - 03.1997
FKpt Kähler 04.1997 - 02.1999
FKpt von Schroeter 03.1999 - 03.2001
FKpt Steen 04.2001 - 12, 2002

 

"Jaguar"-Class, S-Boat Class 140

S-"Elster" ( Class 140) - Picture: Archives Förderverein

 

Technical Data

 

Boats and Tender of the 5. S-Squad in their homeport Olpenitz - Archives Förderverein

 

Boats of Class 140 and their Whereabouts

Boot Hull-No. In Commission

Int'l Call-Sign

Out of Commission Whereabouts
Weihe P 6082 28.10.1959 DBSX 05.07.1972 1971 to 3. S-Squad,  targetship, sunken 
Kranich P 6083 19.12.1959 DBSY 02.11.1973 1971 3. S-Squad, from 1974 Museum-Boat DSM, 2007 sold for breaking up
Alk P 6084 14.01.1960 DBTN 06.09.1974 Left to Turkey as spare-part-stock
Storch P 6085 12.03.1960 DBTO 29.03.1974 Left to Turkey,   "Tufan" P 331
Pelikan P 6086 30.03.1960 DBTP 31.05.1974 Left to Turkey, "Firtina" P 330
Häher P 6087 05.04.1960 DBTQ 15.12.1974  Left to Turkey, "Mizrak" P 333
Elster P 6088 08.07.1960 DBTR 19.07.1974 Sold to Eberhardt-Werft, Arnis, reconstruction to Yacht ???
Reiher P 6089 15.09.1960 DBTU 21.09.1973 1971 to 3. S-Squad, Left to Turkey " as spare-part-stock
Pinguin P 6090 28.03.1961 DBTW 14.12.1972 Left to Turkey, "Kilic" P 336
Dommel P 6091 04.02.1961 DBUP 22.03.1974 Sold to Eberhardt-Werft, Arnis, reconstruction to Yacht

 

"Tiger"-Class, S-Boat Class 148

S-"Dommel" (Class 148) - Picture: Archives Förderverein

Technical Data

 

Boats of Class 148 and their Whereabouts

Boat Hull-No. In Commission Int'l Call-Sign Out of Commission Whereabouts
S 51 - Häher P 6151 26.04.1974 DRBK 24.06.1994 Sold to Greece as P 75 "Maridiakis"
S 52 -  Storch P 6152 17.07.1974 DRBL 16.11.1992 Sold to Greece, as P 73 "Pezopoulos"
S 53 - Pelikan P 6153 24.09.1974 DRBM 04.06.1998 Sold to Chile as spare-part-stock, stranded  by Tsunami at Talcahuano Beach
S 54 - Elster P 6154 14.11.1974 DRBN 27.08.1997 Sold to Chile, commissioned as LM 37 "Teniente Orella" 
S 55 - Alk P 6155 07.01.1975 DRBO 13.05.2002 Sold to Egypt,        "23rd July"
S 56 - Dommel P 6156 12.02.1975 DRBP 16.12.2002 Sold to Egypt,  "18th June" 
S 57 - Weihe P 6157 03.04.1975 DRBQ 16.12.2002 Sold to Egypt,  "25th April"
S 58 - Pinguin P 6158 21.05.1975 DRBR 28.06.2001 MArs W'haven, broken up
S 59 - Reiher P 6159 24.06.1975 DRBS 27.09.2001 MArs W'haven, abroken up
S 60 - Kranich P 6160 06.08.1975 DRBT 22.09.1998 Sold to Chile, commissioned as LM 38 "Teniente Serrano"

 

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