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18. Unterseebootsflottille
Active January– March 1945
Country Nazi Germany
Branch Kriegsmarine
Type U-boat flotilla
Garrison/HQ Hel, Poland

18. Unterseebootsflottille ("18th U-boat Flotilla") was a short-lived unit of the German Kriegsmarine during World War II.

The flotilla was formed in Hel, Poland, in January 1945 under the command of Korvettenkapitän Rudolf Franzius. Officially an Ausbildungsflottille {"Training Flotilla"), the four U-boats were actually in combat in the Baltic Sea. It was disbanded in March 1945.[1]

Assigned U-boats

Four U-boats assigned to this flotilla during its service.

  • U-1008
  • U-1161
  • U-1162
  • U-D4




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