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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Otto Schenk

Otto Schenk

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 17 February 1891 in Bergedorf, Hamburg, Germany.
Died: 19 December 1972 in Elmshorn, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Ranks:
Vizeadmiral 1 March 1942
Konteradmiral 1 January 1940
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 January 1936
Fregattenkapitän 1 April 1934
Korvettenkapitän 1 December 1928
Kapitänleutnant 1 January 1921
Oberleutnant zur See 25 June 1917
Leutnant zur See 27 September 1913
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 15 April 1911

Decorations:

Commands:
Leipzig
Takes command on 29 September 1935
Ends command on 1 October 1937

Personal Information:

Otto Schenk was born on 17 February 1891 in Bergedorf, Hamburg, Germany and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Vizeadmiral and went on to command the following Leipzig.

Otto Schenk joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 1 April 1911 and went to the naval school and continued his training on board heavy cruiser Freya.

Otto Schenk was given the command of the light cruiser Leipzig on 29 September 1935 and remained in command until 1 October 1937.

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