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Re: U-995 need info
Posted by: Simon ()
Date: August 11, 2013 06:41PM

1. I believe the are all repainted and not alway corrent. I have been working on the pipe colour coding for about three years, it very hard to work out. Here are some of the colour coding for the engine room [models.rokket.biz]

2 Below is a small list of the known changes on U-995. You could also check out the [models.rokket.biz]

Bridge & Wintergarten

Upper Wintergarten Platform.
The original double ready-use ammunition containers for the 2 cm guns on the Upper Wintergarten Platform, replace with a single container by the Royal Norwegian Navy.
Original bridge shelf is absent sometime after 1970’s refit.
Original Wind deflector is absent sometime after 1970’s refit.
FuMB - The original FuMB receptacle remove sometime after 1970’s refit.
Original Direction Finder Antenna Loop (late war style) is absent sometime after 1970’s refit.
Hull
Access point - Very stern of keel of the rudder support, wielded closed.
Floor plating - Exterior floor plating (raised dots) replace with diamond plate.
Magnetic compass fairing - The original fairing was the older style, replace with the late war fairing, sometime between 1958 and 1965.
Hull - Waterline mark 1 missing.

Schnorchel
Schnorchel head - Does not match original configuration.
Schnorchel air outlet piping - absent.
Schnorchel air inlet piping- absent.

Interior

Control Room
Original FuMO drive shaft absent.
Floor plating - Interior floor plating (rise ridges, in a box shape pattern) replace with diamond plate in the summer of 2009.
Sky periscope - Original sky periscope is absent and replace with a Type XXIII periscope.

Bow Torpedo
High Pressure Air bank 4 missing.
Torpedo Tube - Original torpedo tube III replace, probable exchange by the Norwegian Navy launch some 533mm post war torpedoes.

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U-995 need info Hans Wittman 08/11/2013 07:47AM
Re: U-995 need info Simon 08/11/2013 06:41PM
Re: U-995 need info Hans Wittman 08/12/2013 08:55PM
Re: U-995 need info Don Prince 02/17/2014 04:57AM


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