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Re: WWII U-boat diving depth, source needed
Posted by: SnakeDoc ()
Date: January 13, 2014 08:06AM

Hi,

below are all references, I have found about this topic:
Lone Wolf: The Life and Death of U-Boat Ace Werner Henke, Timothy Mulligan - on her 4th patrol, U-515 (type IXC), at night 5/6th September 1943 was forced to dive to 250 meters due to attacks of HMS Tavy.
Report on interrogation of survivors from U-331 (http://uboatarchive.net/U-331INT.htm) - U-331 (type VIIC) after attack on HMS Barham dived to "well below 200 metres (656 ft.)" and "about 250 m".
Convoy, Martin Middlebrook - unidentified U-Boot type VIIC and IXC dived to 270 m and 310 meters respectively.
Report on the interrogation of survivors from U-490 (http://uboatarchive.net/U-490INT.htm) - on 12th June 1944, U-490 (type XIV) dived to "about 300 meters".
Report on the interrogation of survivors from U-432 (http://uboatarchive.net/U-432INT.htm) - on 11th March 1943, U-432 (type VIIC) dived to 300 meters.
Report on the interrogation of survivors from U-175 (http://uboatarchive.net/U-175INT.htm) - on 17th April 1943, U-175 (type IXC) dived to 274 meters.

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Regards
Maciek


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WWII U-boat diving depth, source needed Mark C. Jones 01/12/2014 07:56PM
Re: WWII U-boat diving depth, source needed Don Prince 01/13/2014 03:42AM
Re: WWII U-boat diving depth, source needed Don Prince 01/13/2014 03:58AM
Re: WWII U-boat diving depth, source needed SnakeDoc 01/13/2014 08:06AM
Re: WWII U-boat diving depth, source needed Mark C. Jones 01/14/2014 12:23AM


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