Kustenfliegergruppe 506 / Kampfgruppe 506
Aircraft Code S4+

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Schily, 1938
  • Obstlt Wolfgang von Wild, ? - 31 Oct 1939
  • Maj Heinrich Minner, Oct 1939 - Apr 1940
  • Maj Johannes Eisenbeck, Apr 1940 - Apr 1940
  • Maj Heinrich Minner, Apr 1940 - Aug 1940
  • Maj Johannes Eisenbeck, Aug 1940 - Aug 1940
  • Maj Heinrich Minner, Sep 1940 - Oct 1940
  • Obstlt Weygold, Nov 1940 - Jun 1941
  • Obstlt Walter Schwarz, Jul 1941 - Jan 1942
  • Hptm Ernst-Heinrich Thomsen, Jan 1942 - Jun 1942

Stab:


I. Gruppe

Formed 1 Jul 1937 in Dievenow from On 22 Oct 1939 became

Reformed 22 Oct 1939 in List from From 19 Oct 1941 known as Stab/KGr.506. On 8 Jun 1942 renamed

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Aug 1939 - 22 Oct 1939 Pillau   He 60
22 Oct 1939 - 9 Apr 1940 List   He 115
9 Apr 1940 - Jul 1940 Trondheim   He 115
Jul 1940 - 6 Oct 1940 Stavanger   He 115
6 Oct 1940 - 20 Feb 1941 Norderney   He 115
20 Feb 1941 - 16 Apr 1941 Perleberg   He 115, Ju 88A
16 Apr 1941 - 21 Sep 1941 Westerland   Ju 88A
21 Sep 1941 - 18 Oct 1941 Riga Fl. Fü. Ostsee Ju 88A
18 Oct 1941 - 30 Nov 1941 Westerland   Ju 88A
30 Nov 1941 - 15 Feb 1942 Leeuwarden IX. Fliegerkorps Ju 88A
15 Feb 1942 - 22 Feb 1942 Grove (Karup)   Ju 88A
22 Feb 1942 - 25 Feb 1942 Stavanger   Ju 88A
25 Feb 1942 - 26 Feb 1942 Westerland   Ju 88A
26 Feb 1942 - 8 Jun 1942 Leeuwarden* IX. Fliegerkorps Ju 88A

* a small detachment of KGr.506 was stationed at Grosseto (Italy) for torpedo training.

1./506:

Formed 1 Jul 1937 in Dievenow from On 22 Oct 1939 became

Reformed 22 Oct 1939 in List from From 19 Oct 1941 known as 1./KGr.506. On 8 Jun 1942 renamed

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Aug 1939 - 22 Oct 1939 Pillau/Putzig   He 60
22 Oct 1939 - 8 Nov 1939 List   He 115
8 Nov 1939 - 20 Nov 1939 Norderney   He 115
20Nov 1939 - 14 Dec 1939 List   He 115
14 Dec 1939 - Jan 1940 Grossenbrode   He 115
Jan 1940 - 9 Apr 1940 List   He 115
9 Apr 1940 - Jul 1940 Trondheim   He 115
Jul 1940 - 6 Oct 1940 Stavanger   He 115
6 Oct 1940 - 3 Jan 1941 Norderney*   He 115
3 Jan 1941 - 31 Jan 1941 Brest-Hourtin   He 115
1 Feb 1941 - 20 Feb 1941 Norderney   He 115
20 Feb 1941 - 16 Apr 1941 Perleberg   He 115, Ju 88A
16 Apr 1941 - 21 Sep 1941 Westerland   Ju 88A
21 Sep 1941 - 18 Oct 1941 Riga Fl. Fü. Ostsee Ju 88A
18 Oct 1941 - 30 Nov 1941 Westerland   Ju 88A
30 Nov 1941 - 15 Feb 1942 Leeuwarden IX. Fliegerkorps Ju 88A
15 Feb 1942 - 22 Feb 1942 Grove (Karup)   Ju 88A
22 Feb 1942 - 25 Feb 1942 Stavanger   Ju 88A
25 Feb 1942 - 26 Feb 1942 Westerland   Ju 88A
26 Feb 1942 - 8 Jun 1942 Leeuwarden IX. Fliegerkorps Ju 88A

* was based in Stavanger for a few days in late Nov 1940 and in late Dec 1940.

2./506:

Formed 1 Dec 1937 in Kamp. On 22 Oct 1939 became

Reformed 22 Oct 1939 in List. On 6 Oct 1941 redesignated

Reformed 6 Oct 1941 in Norderney from From 19 Oct 1941 known as 2./KGr.506. On 8 Jun 1942 renamed

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Aug 1939 - 3 Sep 1939 Kamp   Do 18
3 Sep 1939 - 22 Oct 1939 Hörnum   Do 18
22 Oct 1939 - 9 Apr 1940 List   He 115
9 Apr 1940 - Jul 1940 Trondheim   He 115
Jul 1940 - 6 Oct 1940 Stavanger   He 115
6 Oct 1940 - Dec 1940 Norderney   He 115
Dec 1940 - 6 Oct 1941 Brest-Süd   He 115
6 Oct 1941 - 30 Nov 1941 Westerland   Ju 88A
30 Nov 1941 - 15 Feb 1942 Leeuwarden IX. Fliegerkorps Ju 88A
15 Feb 1942 - 22 Feb 1942 Grove (Karup)   Ju 88A
22 Feb 1942 - 25 Feb 1942 Stavanger   Ju 88A
25 Feb 1942 - 26 Feb 1942 Westerland   Ju 88A
26 Feb 1942 - 8 Jun 1942 Leeuwarden IX. Fliegerkorps Ju 88A

3./506:

Formed 1 Dec 1937 in Pillau. On 22 Oct 1939 became

Reformed 22 Oct 1939 in Norderney from From 19 Oct 1941 known as 3./KGr.506. On 8 Jun 1942 renamed

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Aug 1939 - 13 Sep 1939 Pillau   He 59
13 Sep 1939 - 19 Feb 1940 Norderney   He 59, He 115
19 Feb 1940 - 28 Feb 1940 Wittensee   He 115
28 Feb 1940 - Jul 1940 Norderney   He 115
Jul 1940 - 1 Apr 1941 Stavanger   He 115
1 Apr 1941 - 9 Jun 1941 List*   He 115
9 Jun 1941 - 1 Aug 1941 Westerland   He 115, Ju 88A
1 Aug 1941 - 21 Sep 1941 Grove (Karup)   Ju 88A
21 Sep 1941 - 18 Oct 1941 Riga Fl. Fü. Ostsee Ju 88A
18 Oct 1941 - 30 Nov 1941 Grove (Karup)   Ju 88A
30 Nov 1941 - 15 Feb 1942 Leeuwarden IX. Fliegerkorps Ju 88A
15 Feb 1942 - 22 Feb 1942 Grove (Karup)   Ju 88A
22 Feb 1942 - 25 Feb 1942 Stavanger   Ju 88A
25 Feb 1942 - 26 Feb 1942 Westerland   Ju 88A
26 Feb 1942 - 8 Jun 1942 Leeuwarden IX. Fliegerkorps Ju 88A

* detachments were based in Thisted (Denmark).

Ergänzungsstaffel/506:

Formed 6 Oct 1941 in Grove. On 8 Jun 1942 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
6 Oct 1941 - 8 Jun 1942 Grove (Karup)   Ju 88A
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