The Flottenbegleiter F6 was used in the
1st Geleitflotille after being commissioned. Put out of service in
28.10.1938 to be rebuild as a fleet tender. Renamed to Königin
Louise the ship was recommissioned on 20.09.1939 and took part
in Operation Rheinübung, where it was the command ship of
Kriegsschiffgruppe 10, heading for the Danish Island of Fano.
After that it was used in the 4th Escort Division,
the 4th RFlottilla and the 6th UJ-Flottilla and was operation in the
British Channel. Decommissioned after several engine breakdowns in
October 1943. In autumn of 1944 the ship had to be evacuated from a
shipyard in Rotterdam where it was in for repairs and was towed to
the island Borkum. Sunk on 30.03.1945 during a USAAF bombing attack
of B-24s on Wilhelmshaven.