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Monday, 9 March 2015

Werner Grassmann

Werner Grassmann

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 9 March 1888 in Berlin, Germany.
Died: 20 October 1943 in Berlin, Germany.

Ranks:
Vizeadmiral 1 January 1940
Konteradmiral 1 October 1937
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 July 1933
Fregattenkapitän 1 October 1931
Korvettenkapitän 1 April 1926
Kapitänleutnant 24 May 1917
Oberleutnant zur See 27 September 1913
Leutnant zur See 28 September 1910
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 21 April 19 weight

Decorations:

Commands:
Emden
Takes command on 22 March 1932
Ends command on 1 April 1933

Personal Information:

Werner Grassmann was born on 9 March 1888 in Berlin, Germany 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 Emden.

Werner Grassmann joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 3 April 1907 and attended basic naval schooling and continued his training on board training ship Moltke during this time, he was promoted to the rank of Fähnrich zur See.

Werner Grassmann first command was the light cruiser Emden which she took command of on 22 March 1932 until 1 April 1933.

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