Discussion in 'Submarines and ASW Technology' started by Erich, Oct 23, 2009.
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U-1009 Surrendered at Lisahally May 1945
Jim that may be here then again one of the other U-Boot Tenders
will send you a PM
What surprises me is the size of the early boots! From the water up they look pretty small, for obvious reasons of course.
Hello Bigfun , the uboats around the tender do look tiny ,but must be much larger than they appear . They are probably roughly U-1 -U-20 ..the vast bulk as you suggested is below water line ..for those that dont know ,these were mainly used for short distance patrols and training . I have commander Herbert Bruninghaus personal photo album , he skippered U-6 and later other training U-boats ...Early war he served under ww2 u-boat ace Heinrich Liebe , at this time Bruninghaus was navigator on the famous U-38 ...
I'm trying to hunt down a picture which illustrates just how large some of the u-boats were ..the early numbers type IIA & IIB ,still had a crew of around 24...
Could you have gone down in one ?...me definately not .
I once foolishly let a fantastic original photo album go ...it belonged to a WW2 British officer who served on HMS Unbroken , all his documents / paperwork came with it , great original photos of the sub..At the time I doubled my money and was happy ,now realise it was worth ten times what I was paid ...HMS Unbroken was Commander Mars sub , I remember reading an account of hours of depth charges being dropped around it ..in the subs service it was attacked by over 400 depth charges . ..it was also famous for attacking a train with its gun , putting a major rail route out of action for a while .
This is a WW1 U-boat,beached at Hastings..a well known image ..it must have seemed awesome to those kids.
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The health and safety people would go berserk now ...its great picture .
My name is Pascal but it's also U796 on Subsim.
My pass favourite time : the history of U-boat
Sorry for my bad English.
Mmmm.....seems that both three are in mutual knowledge....
A warm welcome Pascal and Jim at WW2F!
I invite you to participate in this amazing Forum......It's very adictive....
And plenty of chaps.....(is my reason for joining)
thats one big u-boat!
Hello Pascal ...
If you look in the U-boat historia changing website banner ..3 of the images are my property ...webmaster did not ask permission to use the images and has not credited me with ownership .
I suppose I should feel flattered , but in reality just feel annoyed .
So I do not feel warm to this particular forum site .
Jim you've contacted them correct ? the photos are a plus this is why I posted the link
Dear James: As you must know, I’m a collaborator in www.u-historia.com webpage from many years.
Precisely, in the section InformaciónI is present an inequivoc reference at you and your website:
And, what are your own property in these items….? Please, explain us these matters.
Thanks in advance.
Just arrived, already criticized.
I have grouped all the pictures of U-boat being shared on a single post.
It was just for my pleasure and enjoyment of all.
Obviously I am not well come for some.
Thank you Jan for your help.
You are welcome, Pascal!
It's also a norm of netiquette in Forums.
On this site you will find all the German U-boats of both World Wars, their
commanding officers and operations including all Allied ships attacked,
technological information and much more.
You can also browse our large photo gallery and thousands of U-boat
books and movies. While hundreds of U-boats were lost some of the
boats are preserved as museums today.
We also have a huge section covering the Allied forces and their struggle
with the U-boat threat – not to mention the Pacific war.
Included there are all the Allied Warships and thousands of Allied
Commanding officers from all the major navies (US Navy, Royal Navy, …)
plus technical pages and information on the air forces.
Link:- uboat.net - The U-boat Wars 1939-1945 and 1914-1918 and Allied Warships of WWII
Another link with numerous photos: wwii axis reenactment forum • View topic - Some U-Boat Photos.
this site also has one of the best threads on Kriegsmarine optics as well
Yes, I'm sure that you knows at the user Tychsen, in others as Ww2talk his nick is James S (An authentic expert in optics)
yes very well thank you Jan, he is a fountain of knowledge on KM optics and of course other matters.
Precisely, I knew James in the Optics Forum of the WAF, in this case, his nick is behblc.