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RE: U-47 color scheme
Posted by: joe brandt ()
Date: May 10, 2000 11:11PM

The grey,black and red color scheme was a pre-war/very early war . I think the the shipyards stopped this sometime in 1940 as the u-boat building program increased. The u-boats that had this paint scheme would have had it until the boat went into the dry dock for a complete overhaul and repainting. Stopping this 3 color scheme was done to cut costs and save time that the boat was on the slipways. I build R/C u-boats and all my boats get this color scheme because I like it the most and it gives more visability in the water when sailing.

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RE: U-47 color scheme Larry Ostrom 06/03/2000 06:06PM
RE: U-47 color scheme joe brandt 06/04/2000 12:59AM
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