The What's New Archive
09:52 - Pictures/images database
I'm programming a major new addition to the members area, The Conning Tower, that is a powerful pictures/images database. It will contain every picture found on the site (over 1000 JPG files to begin with and expanding) and be fully searchable.
- Added book review for Life Line
- Added user submitted title Sailors' Journey Into War.
- Added user submitted title Shame of Savo, The.
22:40 - I am back from my short holiday, feeling refreshed and back on the helm so to speak. Now I am attacking the 250 e-mails I got while away and some minor tasks that needed my attention.
- Added book review for HMAS Sydney
- Added user submitted title Tras la estela del Graf Spee.
Added English book Allied Convoy System 1939-1945, ....
Added English book Life Line.
22:40 - Shore leave
I'll be taking a short shore leave from uboat.net (and everything else) from June 15-22 or so. The site should run perfectly while I am away though :)
18:33 - Conning Tower - Articles
We've created a new and exciting section within our members area, The Conning Tower, called Articles. That section will host new and extensive documents dealing with our subject, the first one published is an account of the sinking of U-185 by Marc-André Haldimann.
17:27 - Finished updating our databases to accommodate the discovery of U-166.
17:27 - U-166 finally found!
Perhaps the most elusive U-boat wreck of all has finally been located. Read more about it on our Announcement Board.
- Added user submitted title German U-Boat 156 Brought War to ....
- Modified movie title Mystery of the Missing U-Boat, The.
17:27 - Yesterday I made a programming change to stop people from linking directly to images found on uboat.net from other websites. This has been a growing problem for us since this means we are paying for bandwidth being shown on other sites (not to mention that we're not thrilled about our images being taken without permission). I hope you understand :)
- Added user submitted title Captain, The.
Added English book HMAS Sydney.
- Added book review for Bitter Victory
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 118 additions or changes in our databases during June 2001.