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U-505 being moved

Posted on: 12 Apr 2004 at 19:56.

On a happy note the famous U-505 is being moved this week to a new permanent home inside the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. All those 50 years outside have had lasting effects on the boat and this was deemed necessary to help preserve its history.

Photos of U-505 being moved - © 2004 Tim Broeker

Within the week is should arrive at its massive underground location where it will be lowered 4 stories down and put into its future display area.

The new $35 million exhibit is set to open in early 2005.

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