U-boat


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U-boat

a German submarine, esp in World Wars I and II
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U-Boat 110 tethered and at bay on the Tyne in 1918.
Their efforts to inject First World War U-boat technology into U.
Mersey ferries team leader, Chris Ince, said: "On May 5, 1945, all enemy U-boats had been ordered to surrender by their Admiral, but for some reason U-534 refused to do so.
In order to better view the enemy, King had moved to the starboard wing of the bridge, just as Cheyne, now manning the starboard side antiaircraft machine gun, let off a stream of gunfire at the U-boat.
The U-boat did not close but destroyed his vessel from a range of 3,000 to 4,000 yards; but this did not prevent Lt Commander Lockington and his crew from remaining on board their vessel until she was literally blown from under them.
WAR GRAVE The U-boat lying on the bottom of the Java Sea off Indonesia
He added: "The second U-boat came after the Second World War, possibly in 1946-47.
It was on May 27, 1940 that the ship was torpedoed by a U-boat without warning while on a voyage from Swansea to Philadelphia.
The British, faced with the resumption of German U-boat warfare in February 1917, continued to employ the supposedly effective tactic of patrolling the sea lanes "hunting" for U-boats in the finest tradition of the Royal Navy.
The U-boat quickly submerged but 10 feet of the stern was still showing as the Bisley made its approach.
Alan Bleasdale is writing his first drama for the BBC in more than 20 years in the story of the sinking of a British ship by a German U-boat during the Second World War, it was announced yesterday.
The Spanish Influenza of 1918 and the U-boat attack on Cape Cod that same year add to the collection.