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U-995 German Type VIIC U-Boat Illustrated Gallery
Explore the last surviving German Type VIIC U-boat with over 600 Walkaround photos, videos, schematic plans, authentic sounds and a virtual tour. For modelers, researchers, and u-boat fans. Click here now.

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This photo gallery attempts to capture the epic struggle of the U-boat force during the Battle of the Atlantic. During the war, German U-boats sent over 2900 ships and 14 million tons of allied shipping to the bottom of the sea, nearly cutting off the vital supplies of food, fuel and raw materials of Great Britain.

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U-47 commanded by U-boat ace Gunther Prien, receiving a salute from the German Cruiser Emden.

Photo of Biber midget submarine in London museum.
Contributor: David Report

This is a photo of John Tennant and my Great Uncle Frederick Frood who went down with the HMS Courageous on Sept. 17th in 1939. My great grandmother never got over his death and convinced herself that he had been taken prison and would one day return. She believed this until the day she died. War is very sad indeed!!!
Contributor: Sue Draper Report

Torpedo Data Computer or TDC. It was used to calculate a torpedo firing solution.

Forward torpedo room of U-995, a Type VIIC boat.

Flak U-boats were a measure to fend off allied aircraft. But they were a massive failure and soon discontinued.
Contributor: Report

U-251, a Type VIIC returns to Narvik after an Atlantic patrol, June 1942. The Type VIIC formed the workhorse of German U-boats during World War Two. U-251 was subsequently sunk by British aircraft on April 19, 1945. There were no loss of life.

A young U-boat commander on a debriefing with Donitz, while his adjutant (in white uniform) looks on. Donitz had as much as possible, personally meet returning crews and skippers so as to draw the proper lessons after every patrol. He was quickly promoted to Rear Admiral, Grand Admiral and finally succeeded Hitler after the latter's suicide.

U-47, one of the 24 Type VIIB U-boats. Commanded by KL Gunther Prien, the U-47 was made famous with the daring attack on the Royal Oak, a 29,000 British battleship and sank her with three torpedoes while anchored in Scapa Flow on the night of Oct 13/14.

U-156, commanded by KL Werner Hartenstein. She was one of the many Type IXCs but was made well known because of the Laconia Incident.

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If you have a U-boat photo to share, then we welcome you to upload it to this gallery. Photos kept in a private collection and never to be seen are a truly wasted resource, which might as well not exist. All photos are automatically rotated everyday so everybody gets their turn at the top.
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