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U-boat

a German submarine, esp in World Wars I and II
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Carrying more than 2,000 personnel, SS Tuscania was on its way from New Jersey to Liverpool when it was torpedoed by German submarine UB-77.
It moved: "That this House salutes the extraordinary courage of the three crew members of HMS Petard who, on 30 October 1942, boarded the sinking German submarine U-559 in circumstances of extreme peril; recognises that the Enigma material they retrieved proved vital in saving countless Allied ships and lives; deeply regrets that two of them were drowned when the submarine foundered and the third did not survive the war; and believes that the example and selfsacrifice of Lieutenant Anthony Fasson, Able Seaman Colin Grazier and Canteen Assistant Tommy Brown must never be forgotten.
Subsequently, Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah visited German Submarine Training Centre at German Submarine Naval Base Eckernforde, where Chief of the Naval Staff was given detailed briefings regarding Submarine Training Centre.
It was not yet clear which of the 11 known wrecks of the German submarines had been found, and authorities said they would not give the exact location of the wreck to deter looters.
Later, Admiral Zakaullah visited German Submarine Training Centre at German Submarine Naval Base Eckernforde.
Herwig, both historians at the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary, have written a highly readable and at times suspenseful history of the so-called operation Neuland ("newland"), the German submarine campaign against Allied shipping in the Caribbean in 1942, which so far has not received major attention in the historiography on the "Battle of the Atlantic.
Which Cunard liner was sunk off the coast of Ireland by a German submarine in 1915?
BOWMAN of Regina, Saskatchewan, was in the Royal Canadian Navy and served aboard HMCS Edmundston, which attacked and destroyed German submarine U-87 on December 27, 1944.
Lt John William Bell, of Redcar, was recognised after becoming the first merchant skipper to sink a German submarine during the First World War.
World War II pilot John Cruickshank, 93, received the highest gallantry honour for a daring assault on a German submarine during the battle.
The British ocean liner Athenia was attacked by a German submarine in early September 1939, killing 112 people.