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|II-B||Germania Werft (Kiel)||13 August 1935|
|9 September 1935||M04324||Not sunk|
|SUNK BY||LOCATION SUNK||POSITION SUNK|
|Not sunk||Not sunk||Not sunk|
No men lost
Commanders of U-10 include:
|LAST NAME||FIRST NAME||RANK||FROM||TO||OTHER BOATS||COMMENTS|
|Scheringer||Heinz||Oblt zS||9 Sep 1935||U-13 and U-26|
|Preuss||Joachim||Oblt zS||28 Jan 1940||U-568|
|Rigele||Hermann||FK||Training||U-17, U-20, U-31, UD-1 & UD-3|
|Sohler||Herbert||KK||Training||U-46 and U-B|
|Weingärtner||Hannes||KK||Training||U-4, U-16 and U-851||KIA aboard U-851|
|Brandt||Christian||Oblt zS||Training||U-542||KIA aboard U-542|
|SCHULZ *||GEORG WILHELM||Kplt||Training||U-64 and U-124|
|Mützelberg **||Rolf||Kplt||Training||U-203||Killed with U-203|
|von Rabenau||W. R.||Kplt||Training||U-52 and U-702||KIA aboard U-702|
|Ruweidel||Kurt||Obly zS||Training||U-337||KIA aboard U-337|
|Karpf||Hans||KK||Training||U-632||KIA aboard U-632|
|Lorentz||Günter||Oblt zS||Training||U-63||POW from U-63|
SCHULZ (162-+-1986) Mützelberg
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* GEORG WILHELM SCHULZ (162-+-1986) was known as 'Vatti' Schulz (Papa Schulz) by the men of the U-Bootwaffe because he was well liked and highly respected. He is probably best known for his 'Edelweißboot' (U-124) but in addition, he trained many of the best U-Boat Skippers - REINHARD HARDEGEN (102-LIFE-1985), Werner Henke, Joachin Mohr to name just a few.
** We note that Rolf Mützelberg was killed with U-203, not killed in action (KIA) because he was not killed in combat. In a safe area with a calm sea, Mützelberg stopped the boat and allowed his men to swim off the boat. He dived off the bridge and failed to take into account the wide saddle tanks of the Type VII boat - he struck his head on the tank, killing himself in a sad accident.
From 9 September 1935, U-10 was attached to a training flotilla as a schulboot (training boat). When war broke out, she assigned to a Front-Bootflottille as a Frontboot (combat boat) where she operated in the North Sea and the North Atlantic until June of 1940. She was then transferred to the 21st U-Bootflottille based in Pillau as a permanent schulboot. U-10 was decommissioned 1 August 1944 and was broken up for scrap after the war.
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SHIPS SUNK BY U-10 (Preuss commanding)
|17 Feb 1940||KVERNAAS||Norway||Freighter||1,819 tons|
|18 Feb 1940||AMELAND||Netherlands||Freighter||4,537 tons|
|KVERNASS in port||AMELAND in port||the end of AMELAND|
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Many thanks to our friend and Sharkhunters Member since 1987 GEORG HÖGEL for all the conning tower emblems used in our monthly KTB Magazine and also here on the pages of our website. GEORG was radioman aboard U-30, the first boat into combat, the first to sink a ship (the liner ATHENIA) and the first into an occupied French port. When that Skipper (Lemp) took command of U-110, GEORG was one of the former crew to transfer to the new boat under Lemp. After the war, he was Professor of Art at a major German university.