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    Marineartillerieabteilung 503

    Has anyone more Information about the Marineartillerieabteilung 503? I am getting soon the Tunic from the Commander of this Unit and try now to find out as much as possible about them.
    WWW.EDELWEISS-ANTIQUES.COM

    Specialized in Uniforms, Mountain Troops and Heeresbergfuhrer

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    Marineartillerieabteilung 503 was formed in Randaberg and the archipelago of Kvitsøy in Western Norway in July 1940 from the Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung Stavanger. The Abteilung was subordinate to the Seekommandant Stavanger.

    Kommandeur:

    Korvettenkapitän Hans-Joachim Hesse (00 Jul 1940-00 Oct 1940)
    Korvettenkapitän M.A. Dipl.Ing. Franz Rohwedder (00 Oct 1940-00 Apr 1943)
    Kapitän zur See Fritz Böhme (00 Apr 1943-00 May 1945)

    Stab/MAA503 in Kvitsöy bei Stavanger
    1./MAA503 in Stavanger with three 100mm SKL/40 Bofors guns
    2./MAA503 in Kvitsöy with four 170mm SKL/40 guns
    3./MAA503 in Vigdel with four 170mm SKL/40 guns
    4./MAA503 in Egersund with four 127mm SKC/34 guns
    5./MAA503 in Nordberg with three 150mm Uto C/16 L/45 guns (from 9.42)
    6./MAA503 in Närbö with four 240mm KM93/96(f) guns (formed 12.44)

    I hope you post some photos of it as I would love to see it.

    Regards,
    André
    Kriegsmarine and küstenartillerie

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      #3
      Thank you André. I just was hoping to get some more Details, Pictures ect. The usually Data i already have, also what the Marine Archives had in there Files. Maybe someone have something in there Collection about the 503.

      Will show of course Pictures as soon as i have it. Here is the Nametag
      Attached Files
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      Specialized in Uniforms, Mountain Troops and Heeresbergfuhrer

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        #4
        I have his photoalbum++++

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          #5
          Photoalbum
          Attached Files

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            #6
            Can sombody translate the text?

            Thank you
            Attached Files
            Last edited by J.LARSEN; 06-25-2020, 01:35 PM.

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              #7
              More documents
              Attached Files

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                #8
                Page from photoalbum
                Attached Files

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                  #9
                  They are personal letters. First is a sort of sweetheart note, and the second, is a letter describing the circumstances of a death to the wife & daughters how their father was killed.

                  Best Regards,
                  Justin

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                    #10
                    Thank you

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