The Flottenbegleiter F10 was used in the 1st Geleitflotille after being commissioned. Used in the Baltic Sea after the outbreak of the war and send to Helgoland on
06.09.1939 where it was operating as a escort vessel and used to lay mine fields. Again, the ships spend most of its time as a torpedo recovery vessel in the Baltic Sea between 1940 and 1944. In June 1944 it was used to escort the CA Prinz Eugen
at operation at the Aaland Islands. Taken over by the USA after the war. Broken down in 1950.