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Re: Question about TMB Mines
Posted by: Ken Dunn ()
Date: February 16, 2013 01:22PM

Hi zakarpatska,

The short answers are:

Yes the torpedo tubes could hold 3 TMB or 2 TMC mines.

Yes they were normally launched one at a time.

See the following for a good explanation of how U-boat torpedo tubes operated, included the mine launching mechanism:

[www.ubootwaffe.pl]

Regards,

Ken Dunn

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