German submarines

Explore the history and technology behind German submarines, from World War II to modern advancements. Learn about their capabilities and contributions to naval warfare.
When it was launched in 1929, the French cruiser submarine FS Surcouf was without parallel in the World, and remained the largest and most heavily armed until the final years of World War II. The concept of a cruiser submarine was influenced by the German Navy’s U-boat warfare of World War I. Planners envisioned a submarine which roam the ocean, far away from port, picking off enemy merchant ships. On 2 February 1942 she departed Halifax. She was last reported on the night of 18/19 February 1942 Boat, Cruisers, Battleship, Fleet, Submarines, Naval, Navy Ships

When it was launched in 1929, the French cruiser submarine FS Surcouf was without parallel in the World, and remained the largest and most heavily armed until the final years of World War II. The concept of a cruiser submarine was influenced by the German Navy’s U-boat warfare of World War I. Planners envisioned a submarine which roam the ocean, far away from port, picking off enemy merchant ships. On 2 February 1942 she departed Halifax. She was last reported on the night of 18/19 February…

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This Day In History: The Germans Resume Unrestricted Submarine Warfare (1917) Liverpool, War, Military, Naval, Fotos, Wwi, Hms Ark Royal, Military Art, Bateau

On this day in 1917, Imperial Germany announces that it will resume unrestricted submarine warfare. This meant that German submarines would attack all and any ships in the Atlantic that they deemed to be supporting the Allied war effort. The Germans also plainly stated that they were not going to…

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John Duckworth
Art, Naval Force, German Submarines, Submarine, Discovery Museum, World War I, Model Ships, Dazzle Camouflage, Nature Gif

In 1918 the Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson Ltd shipbuilders in Wallsend, England, scrapped a U.B. 110 German submarine. The twin-screw U.B. 110 was built by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg. On the 19th July 1918, when attacking a convoy of merchant ships near Hartlepool, she herself was attacked by H.M. Motor-Launch No. 263 and suffered … Continue reading "Extraordinary Photographs of a Captured WW1 U-Boat Submarine (1918)"

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