U-Boats ~ The was a Type VIIC U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down at the Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW) in Wilhelmshaven Lower Saxony in 18 Jan 1940 as Werk launched in 18 Oct 1941 and commissioned in 30 Dec 1941
German submarine was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine for service during World War II.she served under Kapitänleutnant Paul-Hugo Kettner. In 1 patrol she sank 2 merchant ships, for a total of gross register tons .
U-Boats ~ Type IXD was significantly longer and heavier than the It was faster than the IXC but at the cost of slightly reduced range. They had three pairs of Daimler Benz diesels: two pairs for cruise and one for high speed or battery recharge.