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Thursday, 12 March 2015

Werner Löwisch

Werner Löwisch

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 22 February 1894 in Eisenach, Germany.
Died: 6 June 1971 in Schwarzwald, Neuenbürg, Germany.

Ranks:
Vizeadmiral 1 July 1944
Konteradmiral 1 April 1941
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 February 1937
Fregattenkapitän 1 October 1935
Korvettenkapitän 1 August 1930
Kapitänleutnant 1 June 1922
Oberleutnant zur See 25 December 1917
Leutnant zur See 20 to March 1915
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 12 April 1913

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Commands:
T158
Takes command on 6 June 1919
Ends command on 13 July 1920

Leipzig
Takes command on 1 October 1937
Ends command on 3 April 1939

Personal Information:

Werner Löwisch was born on 22 February 1894 in Eisenach, 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 T158 and Leipzig.

Werner Löwisch joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 1 April 1912 and went to the naval school in Mürwik and continued his training on board heavy cruiser Hansa.

Werner Löwisch was given the command of the torpedo boat T158 on 6 June 1919 and remained in command until 13 July 1920 many years past before Werner Löwisch was given command of the light cruiser Leipzig on 1 October 1937 until 3 April 1939.

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