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U-boat

a German submarine, esp in World Wars I and II
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In the first twelve days after their arrival in the Caribbean in February 1942, German submarines sank seventeen allied tankers and ships with a combined carrying capacity of 115,856 tons (p.
Caption: HMS Nabob (D77) was torpedoed by German submarine U-354 in the Barents Sea on August 22, 1944.
SCHIEDAM, The Netherlands, January 30 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference the Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Helga Pedersen, announced that the Norwegian government will propose to parliament that the U-864, a German submarine which sank in World War II, should be salvaged rather than left on the seabed and encased to ensure the safety of people and environment.
The Type 209s built for export by the German Submarine Consortium, centred upon HDW with Thyssen Nordseewerke (TNSW) and Ferrostaal, had STN Atlas (now Atlas) Elektronik sensors and weapon control systems as well as torpedoes, Zeiss periscopes, MTU diesels and Siemens electric motors.
He was awarded it for his "gallant and spirited conduct" when his boat, the steamship SS Thordis, rammed a German submarine, which had fired a torpedo at the Thordis, on February 28, 1915.
The British ocean liner Athenia was attacked by a German submarine in early September 1939, killing 112 people.
After almost 70 years of wondering where it was, divers found a sunken German submarine off the coast of Nantucket last week.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of her dad Norman Patterson's death after the Merchant Navy ship he was serving on as a chef was torpedoed by a German submarine.
Third-class waiter Frank Holman was wearing it when a torpedo from a German submarine hit the Lusitania liner on May 7, 1915.
This transfer was approved after Germany exerted pressure on the Israeli leadership, claiming that the money transfer would pave the way for completing the sale of a German submarine, "Dolphin" to Israel, the German newspaper "The Welt am Sonntag" reported on Sunday.
It tells the story of World War II German submarine U-534.