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Re: Topside stowage of perishable food on U-boats
Posted by: ROBERT M. ()
Date: January 02, 2004 01:34AM

Derek:

The Fleet boats used pressure-proof (full submergence) cylindrical
containers in the superstructure forward at the Conning (barrel) Tower.

The Type- VIIC(40), TYPE-VIIC(44) and Type-VIID all had adequate space betweem Frame 71 & 76.

The larger Type XB (8 of them) had more space available for cork-lined pressure-proof containers. I guess that they liked canned goods better.

It still makes me wonder.........

Regards,

ROBERT M.

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