The What's New Archive
14:04 - Updated the file on how to get in touch with me.
14:03 - Updated the Upcoming pages file a bit.
14:03 - I updated the Awards, honors and recognitions page to reflect a nice entry about our site in Yahoo!'s Picks of the Week on Sept 15.
14:03 - The week from Sept 15 - Sept 22 has been the biggest success ever! Over 1100 people took a look daily and moved over 1.2 gigabytes of data from uboat.net. You can read all about on our stats page
14:04 - Added a 7-photo Midget submarine Gallery page.
14:04 - Installed a new set of pages on the German Enigma cipher machine used before and during WWII. Also deals with the many naval ciphers used.
14:04 - Greatly updated the page for Kpt. z See Wolfgang Lüth. Now includes 2 pages and 8 photos.
14:06 - Added a photo of Junkers Ju-290 to its page.
14:06 - Added information on the confirmed locations of the wrecks of U-1206 and U-49.
14:06 - Greatly updated and expanded the U-573 profile page.
14:05 - Updated the FAQ file substantially. The main problem here is that uboat.net readers ask too many different questions and it's difficult to make a FAQ if none of the questions are that frequent! :)
14:05 - Added 3 photos showing the final resting place of the crew of U-77 in Spain.
14:05 - Updated and cleaned up the profiles for all the Milk Cow boats, U-459 - U-464 and U-487 - U-490.
01:24 - Re-checked U-boat profiles for U-331 through U-490.
14:07 - Updated the Excellent Military Sites page somewhat.
14:07 - Updated the page for U-461 with amazing numbering coincidence, RAF U/461 sank U-461 as it turns out!
01:24 - Re-checked U-boat profiles for U-30 through U-100.
14:08 - Re-installed the search system after about 3 weeks of downtime. The new system is called Excite for Web Servers and is quite reliable and should be faster than the old CGI script.
14:08 - Greatly improved the page for Otto Kretschmer, now it includes 4 photos of him and his crew.
01:21 - Updated the U-172 and UIT-22 pages.
15:15 - Fixed a series of small bugs on the following boat profiles:
U-350, U-348, U-332, U-320, U-312, U-308, U-295, U-238, U-35, U-13, U-44, U-45, U-53, U-213, U-230, U-233, U-236, U-277, U-306, U-350.
Most of these were small ones located in the fates section. Thanks to Chuck Mayer for pointing them out!
14:09 - Added 6 incredible photos of the last minutes of 4 U-boats. All these boats fell victim to the US Escort Carrier USS Bogue, the most successful carrier in the war. The boats were U-172, U-527, U-569 and U-850.
15:18 - Added 7 English language books, including 2 published in 1997.
15:18 - Added a wondeful colour photo recently taken of Otto Kretschmer himself.
15:18 - Slight corrections for U-575 and U-356. Silly typos in both cases.
15:17 - Updated the fates profiles for U-163, U-756, U-311 and U-456.
15:16 - Gallery update: Added 6 nice illustrations to the U-boat Officer pages, also added a page on the artist that created them.
01:22 - Added photographs and additional information to the following boats which all were in Italian and German service at one point;
01:11 - Gallery update: Added 19 photos, both internal and external shots of U-995 to its gallery page. They constitute photo sets B and C.
15:21 - Updated the fates for U-74 and U-620, in both cases the word "bombs" was replaced by "depth charge
15:21 - Added a very nice page on the FW-200 Condor aircraft which supported the U-boats in the earlier years when possible.
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 31 additions or changes in our databases during September 1997.