Branch: Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine / Bundesmarine
12 March 1908 in Wetzlar, Germany.
Died: 21 July 2009 in Germany.
Takes command on March 1940
Ends command on April 1940
Takes command on September 1944
Ends command on May 1945
Helmut Neuss was born on 12 March 1908 in Wetzlar, Germany
and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to
attain the rank of Konteradmiral and went on to command the following Möwe
Helmut Neuss joined Reichsmarine as a Seekadett on 1926 and
went to the naval school in Mürwik and continued his training on board torpedo
and the destroyer Max
during this time, he was promoted to the rank of Fähnrich zur See.
Neuss was given the command of the torpedo boat
on March 1940 and remained in command until April 1940. Helmut Neuss was
four years later transferred to the destroyer Richard
Z4) on September 1944 until 1945.
After the war Helmut Neuss went
on to join the Bundesmarine in 1956 and became Chef des Stabes beim Marineabschnittskommando
Ostsee (Chief of staff at the naval command Baltic section), Helmut Neuss retired
in March 1968 after attaining the rank of Konteradmiral.
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