The What's New Archive
18:43 - Ships attacked - added photos of 44 ships hit by U-boats in the war. Now almost 600 ships have a photo in the Conning Tower.
12:53 - U-boat Commanders - Added photos of the 3 men seen here below. Their profiles are available in the Conning Tower.
18:43 - Ships Attacked
Added photos of 22 Allied Merchant ships hit by U-boats in the war to the Conning Tower area. Now 537 ships have a photo (17% of all ships hit).
- Added book review for Home from Sea
01:15 - Allied Warships - Added 5 warship photos (all of British destroyers).
18:43 - Ships Attacked
Just finished a major "surgery" of our ships attacked databases in the Conning Tower. Resulting data is simpler to maintain and work with, bringing you better options in the near future. Stay tuned :) Esp. the maps will be better and more accurate.
15:07 - Allied Warships - added 41 photos of allied warships. Now 477 ships have their photo in here.
13:29 - Allies Warships - Added 97 destroyers of the US Gearing class. Many were not in WWII but some were.
01:24 - Published the article Underwater sound detector in WW1 and WW2 by Robert Derencin.
07:23 - Allied Warships - Added 26 photos of warships to the database, now some 436 ships have their photos there.
- Added user submitted title Lost Patrols.
23:07 - Allied Warships - Added 16 photos of warships to the section. Now 412 warships have their photo in there.
- Added user submitted title U-Boat Wrecks of Operation Deadl ....
22:05 - Allied Warships - Added 8 photos of warships to this section, 7 of those soviet submarines.
22:00 - Ships Attacked
Added 11 photos of ships hit by U-boats to the Conning Tower.
18:42 - Added photos of 35 ships to the Ships Attacked section of the Conning Tower. Now we have over 500 photos of ships hit by U-boats in the war!
12:52 - Added photos of 7 Allied Warships to its section.
12:35 - Finally found a photo of Kptlt. Fritz Steinhoff (U-511 fame) thanks to a relative of his.
- Added book review for Sinking of the Montrolite
00:24 - Allied Warships
Added 2 new features to this section; a) "U-boats lost to this ship" on each ship page (example) and b) "Ships from this class hit by U-boats" (example). They make this much more complete.
08:57 - Allied Warships
Added 57 Captain class frigates to the site, now we should have all 78 of them.
- Added English book Home from Sea.
- Added book review for PQ 17: A Story of a Ship
01:01 - Added photos of 12 Allied or neutral merchant ships hit by U-boats in the war to the Conning Tower. Now 467 ships have their photo.
00:17 - Added photos of 44 Allied Warships to the database.
23:27 - Added photos of 4 U-boat commanders to the Conning Tower.
01:36 - Allied Warships
Opened this massive new section today. This will be one of our cornerstones in the future and constantly updated/edited.
If you can help please contact us.
23:45 - Created a small script to help be better manage the weekly selections for Books, Commanders and Emblems. Have already chosen those for much of 2003. Great time saver.
- Added user submitted title Sinking of the Montrolite.
- Added English book Afridi to Nizam – British Flee ....
- Added English book British Destroyers 1892 to 1953.
- Added English book Tribal Class Destroyers.
- Added English book Tribals, The.
16:22 - Slightly edited the fate entries for U-261, U-93 and U-91.
15:58 - U-boat Finder - Created a new U-boat finder (left sidebar on most pages) that will show you a list of all U-boats matching your request from both wars (also midget and non-commissioned boats). The old one did decided for you what was the best bet, this one does not.
01:24 - Added the article Radio direction finders of German U-boats in WWII by Robert Derencin.
22:35 - U-boat Commanders
Added photos of 12 commanders to their Conning Tower profiles. Now 252 of the men have a photo shown.
21:46 - Ships attacked
Added photos of 31 allied merchants ships hit by U-boats. Now we have 451 photos of those ships.
- Added errata for book U-Boats.
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 1479 additions or changes in our databases during January 2003.