The What's New Archive
13:53 - Added two new U-boat commander biographies for the Knights Cross winners Friedrich Guggenberger (of HMS Ark Royal fame) and Rolf Mützelburg. Now 35 U-boat men have their own pages here.
13:55 - Added two new U-boat commander biographies for the Knights Cross winners Jost Metzler and Wilhelm Schulz. Now 33 U-boat men have their own pages here.
01:24 - U-2511 of type XXI large Elektro U-boat commissioned into our fleet. We have now completed the entire U-boat index for all commissioned boats before and during WWII!
Jürgen, who built all the files with me, flew in from Germany to witness this historical moment :)
01:24 - 51 new type type XXI large Elektro U-boats commissioned as U-3021 thru U-3044 and U-3501 thru U-3530 This brings our number of U-boats up to 1157
01:24 - 20 new type XXI large Elektro U-boats commissioned as U-3001 thru U-3020. This brings our number of U-boats up to 1105.
01:24 - 46 new type XXI large Elektro U-boats commissioned as U-2501 thru U-2552 (U-2532, U-2537, U-2547, U-2549 and U-2549 were not commissioned and thus skipped).
U-2511 will be our last U-boat to be included here as she was a pretty special boat. This brings our number of U-boats up to 1085.
14:00 - Added several U-boat successes to the U-boat successes agains aircraft page.
14:02 - Updated the 1943 and 1944 sinkings pages. One U-boat added to each, U-768 and U-354.
14:01 - Updated the Operation Deadlight pages. One U-boat added to them, U-680.
14:01 - Updated the Scuttled in May 1945 pages and re-calculated the numbers using the new data. What I now have is 231 U-boats scuttled and of those 17 were not in commission and 5 of them not launched.
14:00 - Added 5 more U-boats to the U-boats after World War Two page. Those are the U-262, U-471, U-712, U-758 and U-766. That page now contains 45 U-boats and should be next to perfect.
01:24 - 41 new type XXIII small Elektro U-boats commissioned as U-2341 thru U-2371 and U-4701 thru U-4712
This brings our number of U-boats up to 1041.