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U-boat

a German submarine, esp in World Wars I and II
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It was on May 7, 1915, when the almighty British liner - carrying 2000 British and American civilians - was struck by a single German Uboat torpedo as it completed the final stage of its voyage to Liverpool.
The next image shows this supposedly sunken Uboat safely returning to port in Wilhelmshaven.
Similarly, Uboat production was slow, with most submarines oil active service or in port.
Having set out to uncover the mystery behind the controversial World War I sinking of the Cunard liner Lusitania by a German Uboat, he wound up with nothing more than another theory of what caused the massive explosion that sent it to the bottom off the south coast of Ireland.
A previous book, Commanders Winn and Knowles: Winning the Uboat War with Intelligence (Enigma Press, 1999), focused on the transatlantic alliance between the British Empire and the United States.
Four Soviet diesel-electric subs, whose design descended from the Nazi Type XXI Uboat, provided some of the most intense drama.
She was heading for Liverpool from New York when she was torpedoed and sunk by a German Uboat off the Irish coast on May 7, 1915, with the loss of some 1,200 lives.
Boasting collections from some of the world's most famous fashion luminaries, the luxury Mailbox store stocks all the key season's must-haves from Zagliani clutch bags and Christian Louboutin shoes to Artful Dodger T-shirts and UBoat watches.
Eynon Hawkins of Pontyclun, near Llantrisant, showed great courage and presence of mind when the oil tanker British Dominion was struck by Uboat torpedoes on January 10, 1943.
But the German ship also fired a shell which damaged HMS Edinburgh and, along with a torpedo from a Uboat, the fate of the British cruiser was sealed.
The former HMS Whimbrel was one of Capt Walker's Uboat hunter killer escort warships and based at Liverpool.