Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Paul Wever


Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 28 January 1893 in Langenberg, Germany.
Died: 11 August 1944 in Aix-en-Provence, France.

Vizeadmiral 1 October 1943
Konteradmiral 1 September 1941
Kapitän zur See 1 April 1937
Fregattenkapitän 1 January 1936
Korvettenkapitän 1 October 1930
Kapitänleutnant 1 September 1922
Oberleutnant zur See 25 December 1917
Leutnant zur See 22 March 1915
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 12 April 1913


Takes command on 15 June 1938
Ends command on 5 May 1939

Personal Information:

Paul Wever was born on 28 January 1893 in Langenberg, 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 Emden.

Paul Wever 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 during this time, he was promoted to the rank of Fähnrich zur See.

Paul Wever was given the command of the light cruiser Emden on 15 June 1938 and remained in command until 5 May 1939.


Other: Personnel


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