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Re: Lower flood vents on diving tanks 2 & 3 - Type VII
Posted by: SnakeDoc ()
Date: August 04, 2011 02:58PM

Hi

OsmiumSteele Wrote:
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> A couple questions:
>
> Did Uboats usually run with these open when
> submerged? How did they open? Did they slide,
> hinged at the top or bottom, etc.?

When these tanks were used as fuel oil tanks, the flood
valves were kept closed.

When tanks were used as ballast tanks, they were kept opened.

For flood valves details see:
[img705.imageshack.us]
(source: uboatarchive.net)

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Regards
Maciek


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