Ludwig von Reuter

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Konteradmiral Ludwig von Reuter (9 February 1869 – 18 December 1943) was an officer in the Imperial German Navy.

Life & Career

He was appointed command of the battlecruiser Derfflinger from 1 September, 1914 - 9 February, 1915.[1]

As a Commodore at the Battle of Jutland, he was in command of the five light cruisers of the Second Scouting Group, operating in support of the First Scouting Group's battlecruisers.

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Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of S.M.S. Derfflinger
1 Sep, 1914[2] – 9 Feb, 1915[3]
Succeeded by
Paul Henry


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