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Re: Use of metals in U boat pressure hulls
Posted by: SnakeDoc ()
Date: March 17, 2013 07:40PM

Hi Mike,

The plating is gradually reduced throughout the tapered sections fore and aft to 16 mm (from 18 mm in midship).


>> Any idea where the platinum would come from?

I have not found the platinium in U864 cargo manifest, but maybe (along with mercury) it has been transfered to Japan as a cargo? It could be used as a alloying addition while manufacturing jet engines.

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Regards
Maciek


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Use of metals in U boat pressure hulls wreckferret 03/16/2013 06:51PM
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Re: Use of metals in U boat pressure hulls SnakeDoc 03/17/2013 07:40PM
Re: Use of metals in U boat pressure hulls Scott Sorenson 03/18/2013 12:43AM
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