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Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Karl Hoffmann

Karl Hoffmann

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine /Kriegsmarine
Born: 26 October 1895 in Triest, Austria-Hungary (Österreich-Ungarn).
Died: 6 May 1945 in Hamburg, Germany.

Ranks:
Konteradmiral 1 April 1943
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 January 1940
Fregattenkapitän 1 April 1938
Korvettenkapitän 1 April 1935
Kapitänleutnant 1 October 1928
Oberleutnant zur See 10 January 1921
Leutnant zur See 13 December 1917
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 13 July 1916

Decorations:

Commands:
T158
Takes command on 26 September 1927
Ends command on 24 September 1928

T196
Takes command on 25 September 1928
Ends command on 25 September 1931

T5
Takes command on March 1940
Ends command on May 1940

Falke
Takes command on December 1941
Ends command on October 1942

Personal Information:

Karl Hoffmann was born on 26 October 1895 in Triest, Austria-Hungary (Österreich-Ungarn) 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 T5 and Falke.

Karl Hoffmann joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 2 October 1915 and went to the naval school in Mürwik and continued his training on board heavy cruiser Freya during this time, he was promoted to the rank of Fähnrich zur See.

Karl Hoffmann was then given his own command the torpedo boat T158 on 26 September 1927 until 24 September 1928. Karl Hoffmann was then transferred to the torpedo boat, T196 on 25 September 1928 until 25 September 1931, 9 years later Karl Hoffmann was given command of torpedo boat T5, on March 1940, until May 1940 he was then transferred to the torpedo boat Falke on December 1941 until October 1942.

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