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Gotland Naval District

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Active  1931–1956
Allegiance  Swedish Armed Forces
Type  Naval District
Country  Sweden
Branch  Swedish Navy
Garrison/HQ  Visby

Gotland Naval District (Swedish: Gotlands marindistrikt, MDG) was a Swedish Navy unit in the Swedish Armed Forces which existed in various forms from 1931 to 1956 when the unit was merge with the East Coast Naval District. The unit was located in Visby, Gotland.

Commanding officers

Through the 1942 Defense Decision, the military commander of Gotland also became commander of Gotland Naval District. Commanding officers of the naval district were:

  • 1933–1937 – Charles de Champs (as commanding officer of the East Coast Navy District)
  • 1937–1938 – Göran Wahlström
  • 1938–1942 – Erik Braunerhielm
  • 1942–1948 – Samuel Åkerhielm (as commanding officer of the VII. Military Area)
  • References

    Gotland Naval District Wikipedia


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