Sunday, August 29/2021@20:05-BRAVO ZULU Padre Steve; CRACK ANOTHER COLD ONE, and PRAISE THE LORD, INDEED!!1 Great RESEARCH is the REWARD…Padre Steve…as it is QUITE OBVIOUS that THESE TYPE VIIC KRIEGSMARINE U-BOATS; WERE DEFINITELY THE GERMAN KRIEGSMARINE WORKHORSES of W.W.II/1939-1945!!!
EXCELLENT PHOTOS, and a WELL WRITTEN BLOG, and THREE CHEERS and a TIGER for PADRE Steve, with it is SUMMER, VERY HOT; SO CRACK PADRE Steve OPEN A COUPLE OF COLD ONES!!!
As mentioned, and more than preciely VERY MUCH PROVED and BELIEVED; THE BATTLE of the ATLANTIC/1939-1945…was THE LONGEST and MOST DECISIVE CAMPAIGN OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, for PROVED REASONS…PRIORLY ALREADY THOROUGHLY STATED!!1 Also, U-BOATS, including THE TYPE VIIC…ALSO SERVED IN OTHER ON THE HIGH SEAS CAMPAIGNS, OF W.W.II/1939-1945, WITH ACTUALLY THE TYPE VIIC U-BOATS SEEING ACTION IN ALL THE – ON THE HIGH SEAS CAMPAIGNS, CONCERNING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, INCLUDING THE TYPE VIIC TYPE U-BOAT BEING IN THE ST. LAWERENCE RIVER – CANADIAN WATERS…DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945!!!
BRAVO ZULU, AND LET US KEEP W.W.II 1939-1945 NAVAL HISTORY, ALIVE!!!
THANKS FOR YOUR INPUT-KNOWLEDGE, AND A VERY WELL PRESENTED, RESEARCHED BLOG-POSTING, PADRE Steve, you did an EXCELLENT JOB…AND THE PHOTOS ARE AWESOME!!!
YOURS AYE: Killick Vison…Brian CANUCK Murza, W.W.II/1939-1945…NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
ON ALL THE OCEANS THE WHITE CAPS FLOW.
The signature warship of the German Kreigsmarine of the Second World War has to be the U-Boat Type VIIC, the most numerous type of submarine ever produced by any Navy. 568 of these U-Boats would be commissioned between 1940 and 1945 as well as 91 of the Type VIIC/41. The Type VIIC was developed from the prewar Type I and Type VIIA and VIIB classes.
Compared to contemporary American submarines of the Gato class they were smaller, mounted fewer torpedo tubes and had a shorter range. However the American boats were designed for the vast expanse of the Pacific while the German boats for the most part were operated in the smaller confines of the Atlantic and Mediterranean.
They displaced a mere 769 tons on the surface and 871 tons submerged and were 67.1 meters (220.14 feet) long. The boats had a single pressure hull and the VIIC…
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