Seenotstaffel 3

Formed 6.40 in Boulogne (6.40 - 11.40 as Seenotflug-Kommando 3).

Withdrawn to Germany 8.44, and was disbanded shortly thereafter.

Subordinated to Seenotzentrale (L) Boulogne (6.40 - 6.41), Seenotzentrale (L) Kanalküste (6.41 - 6.42), Seenotbereichskommando IV (6.42 - 12.42) and Seenotbereichskommando XIII (12.42 - 8.44).

11.40 - 4.42 part of I. Seenotgruppe.

Used the following aircraft: Breguet 521, Do 18, Do 24, Fw 58, He 59, He 60 and W34

Bases:

Boulogne*, 6.40 - 6.42
Schellingwoude, 6.42 - 12.42
Hourtin, 12.42 - 13.1.43
Berre, 13.1.43 - 8.44

* detachment at Ostende, 9.40 - 9.42; detachment at Schellingwoude, 12.41 - 6.42


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