U-Boat Related Stories and More

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·     1945 ... Only 1,000 are reported as saved. Friday 24th : German U-boats sink 8 ships and 2 destroyers from a convoy bound for the Russian port of Murmansk. March. ... 

·     45 technical plans of submarines In this section, these are presented. The plans are organized in a chronological fashion so that a more or less historic overview of submarine technology should be obtained. Note however that the author's collection is far from complete. Any addition would be very much appreciated. If you have plans or pictures of historical submarines that are not yet presented here or if you have better quality images available, do not hesitate to contact me 

31 August, 1916 Excerpts From a German Conference  Concerning Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

  9 January, 1917 Report of the German Conference Concerning Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

·     A WW2 survival story of the U-Boat U188 and two of her victims

·     Ahoy - Mac's Web Log-The Top Ten The Top Ten German U-Boat Aces of World War 2. ... A photograph of each of these German U-Boat Captains will round out each entry. 

·     Aldebaran - Alpha Tauri... 'There is numerous and reliable evidence that Nazis fled to Argentina, with the arrival of Nazi U-boats in Patagonia,' he noted, recalling the 'vital ...

Allied Aircraft Attacks against German U-Boats
Angriffe alliierter Flugzeuge auf deutsche U-Bote Februar 1943. ...

 Allied Aircraft Attacks against German U-Boats
Angriffe alliierter Flugzeuge auf deutsche U-Boote März 1943. ...

·     American Passages ... Germany's defiance of international law in her submarine campaigns was the direct means of bringing the United States into the war. ... 

·     An Anthology of Early Histories WHC-MR-0435 ... That same month, the famous Reuben James became the first American warship to be sent to the bottom by Nazi U-boats (submarines) while escorting a convoy of ...

·     Answers to questions about the U-31 (new 05-15-05)

·     Antisubmarine Warfare ... As the AAF and Navy gained experience and better equipment such as long range, radar-equipped B-24s, Nazi U-boats withdrew from coastal areas to the safer mid ...  

·     Appendix D - Reexamination of Convoy AT-20's Losses on the Evening of August 22, 1942

·     Armchair General Magazine: Interactive Military History ... Cherbourg was also a target because it was a great base for Nazi U-boats, protected from Allied bombing and gunnery by massive  concrete "pens." Although war's ...

·     Army Air Forces in World War II ... Nazi U-boats could prevent the Allies from striking back with air and sea power, and from transporting troops and supplies to be used in any land invasion of ... 

·     Arthur Binning's U-188 page Survival story of a U-boat and two of her victims.

·    Battle of the Atlantic ... in numbers. On 18 October 1940, a pack of 6 Nazi U-boats attacked slow convoy SC–7, sinking 15 ships in 6 hours. Next day, reinforced ...

·    Battle of the Atlantic - Battles, Warships & Warship Losses (Part 1 of 2) - 1939-1942  ... total of 10 U-boats attack Halifax/UK convoy HX133 south of Iceland. Five ships are lost but the convoy escort sinks two U-boats. Corvettes "Celandine", "Gladiolus" and "Nasturtium (new 12-12-05)

·    Battle Of The Atlantic - Battles, Warships & Warship Losses
(Part 2 of 2) - 1943-1945
(new 12-13-05)

·     BBC Inside Out - North East and Cumbria - U-Boats
... For the last ten years, teams of divers have scoured waters off the North East and Yorkshire Coast looking for the last few missing German U-Boats from World ...

·     BBC - North West Wales History - German U-boats sunk off Anglesey ... During WWII, the Battle of the Atlantic raged between the allies and the deadly German U-boats, three of which lie under the sea off Anglesey. ...

·     Blue Water Navies - U-boats - Undersea War Ships ... In a New York Times story, Doenitz is quoted as telling his Nazi forces that, “the struggle against the Western Powers has become senseless.” In a United ...

·     Book - The Defeat of the German U-Boats

·     Books (071801) ... The editor came to the story about hunting Nazi U-boats and couldn't believe it, said it wasn't true. ... Hilary's dad really did hunt Nazi U-boats. ...

·     Books on World War II and First World War German Submarines

·     CAP-The Beginning ... After the German surrender, one of Hitler's high-ranking naval officers was asked why the Nazi U-boats had been withdrawn from US coastal waters early in 1943. ...

·     Captains Class Frigates - U-Boat Sinkings ... the many E-Boats damaged. You can discover more about U-Boats 

·     Chronology of Events for World War 2 in the Atlantic Ocean

·     Coast Guard Combat Victory ... manned frigate USS Moberly watch the surface boil as a pattern of depth charges scores the final kill in the long, uphill battle against Nazi U-boats in the ...

·     DAVID AND GOLIATH: The ICARUS And THETIS Battle German U-boats By Dr. Robert M. Browning Jr. The Second World War came to the East ...

·     DE Uboat Action WWII 

·     De Bokx GPS waypoints Uboats in mapdatum WGS 84. Ook in Garmin mapsource formaat! Waypoints Uboats. Code, Omschrijving, Positie. A10, A10, N51 15.300 E2 53.220. ...

·     Deutsche U-Boote 1935 - 1945 Deutsche U-Boote 1935 - 1945 --- Die ultimative U-Booteseite über die deutschen U-Boote im zweiten Weltkrieg 1939 - 1945 sowie Techniken und die Mannschaften

·     Deutsche U-Boote 1935 - 1945 - FORUM U-Boote Uboote u-boote uboote uboot u-boot unterseeboote Unterseeboote submarine ... Open this result in new window- Translate this page ... Unterseeboote submarine submarines uboat u-boat uboats u-boats. Hier finden Sie Informationen ... Uboot, uboot, u-boot, uboat, uboats, u-boats, u-boat, submarine, submarines, deutsche ...

·     Deutsche U-Boote, von gestern bis heute

·     Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum ... While the United States and France played a leading role in the systematic development of the submarine, Germany waited and made use of experience gained by ...

·     Die Grauen Wölfe - Deutsches U-Boot (new 06-14-05)

·     Divers discover a WWII torpedo ... The aim of the exercise was to dive down to the remains of several crafts which had been sunk by U­boats in 1942 ...

·     Divers have discovered the wartime graves of 58 German submariners on two wrecked submarines off the Yorkshire coast.

·     Dutch Submarines: Links to worwilde submarine websites - [ Traduzca esta página ] ... best German link for U-Boats in WWI (German language ... The illustrated home of the German WWII submarine force ... German Milk Cow (supply) boat U-463 (German language ...

·    Enigma - the Truth (link fixed 11-08-10)

·    German SSK (Pre-1933)

·     German Subs at Portsmouth Yard

·     German Submarine Losses From All Causes During World War One 

·     German Submarine Research And Development During The Inter-War ... ... overall warfighting capability. German U-Boats wreaked havoc on Allied surface ships throughout the war. Hundreds of thousands of ...

·    German, U-boat, Athenia, Deadlight, operation, Black Point ...... GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR (Part 6 of 6) - 1945. ... Monthly Loss Summary - 1 merchant ship of 5,000 tons in the Atlantic - 2 German U-boats. Europe. ... 

German U-Boats at War
(New 12-13-05)

·     GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR (Part 1 of 6) - 1939-40

·     GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR (Part 2 of 6) - 1940-41

·     GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR (Part 3 of 6) - 1942

·     GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR (Part 4 of 6) - 1943

·    GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR (Part 5 of 6) - 1944

·    GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR (Part 6 of 6) - 1945

·     German U-boats Threaten Allied Shipping: December 1941--June 1942 

·     German U-Boats and Submarines sunk by the FAA - Fighting the Axis ... TOTALS, 22.5 German U-boats lost to Swordfish aircraft. 3 french submarines sunk and 1 Italian, Last Modified: 3-4-2001. FURTHER INFORMATION. ... 

·     GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR (Part 1 of 6) - 1939-40  

·    German U boats essay Direct Essays.com - Over 101,000 essays, term ... ... german u boats. English 1A 11/24/99 Submarines: The Underwater War The submarine is one of the greatest naval inventions in the history of war. ...

·     German U-boats in Mexico

·     German U-Boat Models

·     German U-Boats of WWII

·     German U-boats Threaten Allied Shipping: December 1941--June 1942  (new 04-01-05)

·     German uboats were a constant threat on the journey home from India to the United States. From Chapter 10: Westward Bound I - March to April 1943. ...  

·     Grossadmiral Karl Dönitz

·     Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide - USS Texas - [ Traduzca esta página ] USS TEXAS (BB-35). ... That same year while on "Neutrality Patrol" in the Atlantic, Texas was stalked unsuccessfully by the German submarine U-203. ... 

·     How were German u-boats able to sneak out of the Mediterranean Sea, past British listening stations at the Strait of Gibraltar?

·     Hunter-Killers in the Atlantic 1939-1945

·     Hunting New England Shipwrecks ... The Facts. Throughout World War II, German U-boats prowled the east coast of the United States and Canada in search of merchant and military ships. ...

·     Information about US Proofcard®: 29˘ Allied Forces Battle German ...
US Proofcard®: 29˘ Allied Forces Battle German U-Boats. First Day of Issue: May 31, 1993. Further Information about this issue: ...

·    Infomrmation on Fritz Parduhn - Uboat 1107 Commander U-1107 Fritz Parduhn Born on 27 Nov, 1918 in Apen, Oldenburg. Crew 1937b. KapitLeutnant (1 Jan ...

·    In the early days of the war German naval  Excerpt from Robert Fisk "In Time of War: Ireland Ulster and the Price of Neutrality 1939-1945" In the early days of the war German naval commanders were ...

·    Kapitaen zur See (a.D.) Kurt Diggins, Skipper of U-468 has passed away We just received a telephone call from our dear friend Han-sGeorg Hess, telling us that Kapitaen zur See (a.D.) Kurt Diggins, had passed away about a week ago.  Diggins was Skipper of U-468, later was President of the VDU (Verband Deutscher U-Bootfahrer .....German Submarine Veterans Association)...  (new 03-15-07)

·     Kriegsmarine Geschichte

·     Kriegsmarine U Boats of WWII

·     Liste der Seiten im Deutschen U-Boot & Marine-Ring

·     Les Uboats

·     Log Cabin Chronicles Peter Black's German U-boats Column ... After all, in the First World War, German subs had managed to mine Halifax harbour ... That deadly summer of '42, six U-boats, let loose like sharks in a tank of ...

·     Loss of the Lusitania  GWPDA Maritime War Section - Loss of the Lusitania ... The following discussion, which took place on the WW1-L discussion list in December 1998, is a good ... without very special devices) Secondly, German subs gave their position daily by ... 

·     Maritimes - canada.com network ... A team of explorers has discovered the wreckage of a rare Nazi U-boat on the fishing grounds off Nova Scotia ... Although there were many U-boats prowling the ...

·     NAS Richmond, the Miami Blimp Base, turned the tide against U-boats

·     Naval Warfare throughout History - page 2 of 2 ... The UBoats of World War II This vast site offers everything you could possibly want to know about the German UBoat campaigns of the Second World War. ...

·     Nazi Gold Stories From Argentina

·     Nazi U-Boats Attack New York Shipping!

·     Nazi U-Boats Attack - New York Shipping! link 2

·     Navy League ... service. These so-called "Jeep carriers," built on C-3 cargo hulls, contributed significantly to the campaign to destroy Nazi U-boats. ...

·     NOVA Online | Hitler's Lost Sub | Map of Lost U-Boats ... program "Hitler's Lost Sub," was just one of the more than 1,100 Unterseeboote, or U-boats, sunk, scuttled, captured, or otherwise lost to German forces during ... 

·    Other U-boats in the Gulf of Mexico The red bars indicate ships torpedoed or sunk; the blue bars indicate the number of U-boats operating in the Gulf of Mexico during that month. ... (new 12-14-05)

·     Over-View of WWII Darby Ranger World Wide Resource Website ... U-boats, the others being U-534,U-995, and U-2540) The Allies were decoding the German plans and communications as fast as the Germans could send them. In a secret ...

·     PAN - Enigma German secret machine and the remarkable Polish ... ... This enabled the Allies to locate German U-boats positions, to move convoys around them and to attack them with U-boat destroyers . ...  (

·     Paul's U-boat Militaria Collection ... The 1916 Participants medal (left) and the rare 1916 Survivors medal (right) awarded to those who took part in the 1916 rising. German U-boats of WW1 and WW2. ...

·     Pensacola Sea Stories - The U-Boat War in the Gulf

·     Periscope Reunited with WWII German U-Boat

·     Radio Address of President Franklin D Roosevelt on Freedom of the ...... Her identity as an American ship was unmistakable. She was then and there attacked by a submarine. Germany admits that it was a German submarine. ...

·     Rapid motor refurb helps put WWII sub back in the water

·     Richard Spath ... producing state became the target of German U-boats. ... In the Gulf of Mexico, over 70 ships were ... York Shipping."  ...  ... One of the lifeboats coming alongside the uboat. The last throes of Rhexenor. ...

Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers sunk by German U-Boats
AXIS Warships & U-Boats. Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers sunk by German Submarine U-Boats. ... TOTALS, 5 notable RN aircraft carrier claims by the German U-Boats, ...

Royal Oak sunk - more information

·     Save the blimp base ... The blimps protected ship convoys in the Florida Straits, and [Richmond] was the headquarters for the fight against Nazi U-boats operating in the Caribbean.". ...  

·     Seehund - Mini submarine

·     Sharkhunter's International, Inc.

·     Shipbuilder Unveils Fuel - Cell Submarine

·     Silent and deadly fuel - cell sub makes maiden voyage

Sinking of U-66

Sinking of U-233

Sinking of U-490

Sinking of U-515

Sinking of the U-515
a first hand account

Sinking of U-518

 Sinking of U-546

Sinking of U-550

Sinking of U-853

Final Attack - The Story of the U-853

Sinking of U-1062

·    Submarine Losses in the Mediterranean  GWPDA Maritime War Section - Mediterranean, Submarine Losses ... of E-21, Italian subs e.g. W. 4, Italian MAS boats; also all other German designations ... hyphen came into German literature by bad ... to enlist the German submarines operating in ...

    ·    The ICARUS And THETIS Battle German U-boats

·   The OMEGA File - German submarines in the South Atlantic

·   The history of U-181 (New 03-10-06)

·   The Preparation and Training of U-Boat Crews 1925 - 1945

·   The Sinking of the Spanish Republican Submarine C3, by German U-Boat U-34

·   The Strathallan Story  the sinking of the ss strathallan troopship in the second world war in the Medditteranean sea December 1942 by a German Uboat

·   The U-boat Campaigns in the Bristol Channel 1939-45 u-boats in the bristol channel, how they fought the war with individual boat histories. Also looks at the South Wales ports at war and the way the ports operated. ... Without victory over the U-boats, the invasion of France would never have… (New 12-14-05)

     ·    U-Boote im II Weltkrieg und deren Verbleib

     ·    U-boots - many links here

·    U-boats in the Bay of Fundy ... The Bay of Fundy provided a unique opportunity for many wound subs as well. ... In that book he told the story of the famous German spy Erich Gimpel American ...

·     U-Boat Net: 1939-1945

·     U-Boot - U-Board: Das Forum rund um die dt. WK-II U-Boote

·     U Boats of The Kriegsmarine Kriegsmarine U Boats of WWII A sailor's yarn related ... build programme for U Boats during WWII was incredible ... The German Navy accepted 1,158 U Boats into service ... 

·     Uboats surrendered to the Royal Canadian Navy - WWII

·     U Boats sunk by Captain Walker RN and his Escort Group

·     U-boat: Definition and Much More From Answers.com
U-boat ( yu ' bot ' ) n. A submarine of the German navy. [Translation of German U-Boot , short for Unterseeboot : unter , under (from Middle High.....(new 04-03-05)

·     U-BOAT: Type XIV UNTERSEEBOOTE 1939-1945

·     uboat.net - Articles - [ Traduzca esta página ] ... Radio Communications of German U-boats in WWI and WWII. ... Despite reason for what German submarine's crew members fought for, they were good trained and motivated ...

·    U-Boat war 1914-1918

·    Uboat War: 1914-1918

     ·   UB-59 war diary from WW1

·    Ultra - the British tool for Intelligence for decrypts of Uboat communications in WWII  

·     U-35 A very interesting and detailed site about U-35 and her action during WWII. Her commander was brave and real a knight like Jan Grudzinski... the interesting fact is that both commanders were born on same day 3 December 1907... < new U214-class submarines ... 

U-233 - The Story of a U-boot and her Crew

U-233 - Part 1
(new 11-25-05)

U-233 - Part 2
(new 12-25-05)

U-233 - Part 3
(new 02-01-06)

·     Log of the U-35, The (1919) - [ Traduzca esta página ] ... Plot Summary: A documentary filmed aboard a German U-Boat ... A submarine can not afford to incur any damage that ... available on a DVD with other WWI films ("World ...

·     Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - U-35 - [ Traduzca esta página ] ... One immediate result was the collapse of the German submarine campaign in the Mediterranean. ... U-35 sailed only as far as Barcelona and was interned there on ...

·     U-166  

U-212 & U-214

U-212 and U-214 ATTACK SUBMARINE, GERMANY

LinX 07/2001- Kriegsschiffbau - [ Translate this page ]
... und Südafrika haben die Exportversion U214 bestellt, Portugal ... 4 U-Boote (+ 4 Optionen) Klasse U212 A; 3 ... die Übernahme der Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC ...  

Pump Room February 2003 File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML ... Thanks to Frank Toon for the following info: U212/U214 ATTACK SUBMARINE, GER- MANY The U212 submarine is capable of long dis- tance submerged passage to the ..

·   U-223, the Boat that Sank the “Four Chaplains”  (new 06-03-05)

·   U-534 Story - HIstory frozen in Time

·   U-571 WWII German Sub

     ·   U-767 German UBoat- the discovery of U-767 July 2002 ..

·   Ultra - the British tool for Intelligence for decrypts of Uboat communications in WWII  

·   Unexploded Ordnance Loadout of German Uboat U-352

·   Unterseebootwaffe

·   Werner Hartenstein 1908-1943 Site dedicated to honouring the memory of Werner Hartenstein, commander of German submarine U-156, who undertook one of the most  remarkable sea rescue missions of World War II.  

 U-505

Museum of Science and Industry “Launches” U-505 Submarine on Final Voyage

Steel Boat, Iron Hearts A U-boat Crewman's Life Aboard U-505 

U-505 information

    ·    U-534 Story - HIstory frozen in Time

    ·    U-534 disaster!  (New 04-20-07)

    ·    U-571 WWII German Sub

     ·   U-767 German UBoat- the discovery of U-767 July 2002 ..

·    U-804 info for modelers

·    U-1206  

·    U2540 Typ XII 

·    Vieques ... This was in preparation to send forces into combat and as a bulwark against theonslaught of Nazi U-boats, which had destroyed over a million tons of Allied ...  

·    ULTRA AND THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE U-BOATS IN WORLD WAR II 

·    Ultra - the British tool for Intelligence for decrypts of Uboat communications in WWII  

·    Unexploded Ordnance Loadout of German Uboat U-352

·    Unterseebootwaffe

·   USS Frost DE-144 History of the destroyer USS Frost in WWII, sinking 5 German U-boats, awarded Presidential Unit Citation, 7 battle stars.

·    Versailles, Treaty of: In World War I - [ Traduzca esta página ] ... Westpreussen, 1919-1939. (East European Quarterly). Finnish-German Submarine Cooperation 1923-35. (Scandinavian Studies). Germany: history ...  

·    Versailles, Treaty of -> In World War I on  Encyclopedia.com 2002 - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... Magazines & Newspapers. Finnish-German Submarine Cooperation 1923-35. ... Pictures &Maps. Leaders at Versailles, WWI: French Troops, Georges Clemenceau, ...  

·   Werner Hartenstein 1908-1943 Site dedicated to honouring the memory of Werner Hartenstein, commander of German submarine U-156, who undertook one of the most  remarkable sea rescue missions of World War II.

·   World War II - Military Intelligence at the Center

·   World war 2 submarines ... The devastating implementation of such tactics by the german U-boats, and systematic ongoing analysis of results and adaptation to changes, made Doenitz and ... 

·    World War 2 - Timelines - War at Sea - Battle of the Atlantic .... Only 1,000 are reported as saved. 24/02/1945, German U-boats sink 8 ships and 2 destroyers from a convoy bound for the Russian port of Murmansk. ...

·    World War II Plus 55 - December 27, 1941 - January 3, 1942 ... New Jersey for refining. Nazi U-Boats feast on this, sinking tankers directly offshore. U- boat boss Adm. Karl Doenitz writes, "American ...

·  WW II German Subs - German U-Boats Models ... Welcome to the online store that   caters to all things Naval! German U-Boats Models. ...