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UD-2
Posted by: Visje ()
Date: December 22, 2001 09:05AM

<HTML>The UD-2 was the former Dutch submarine O-12, captured by German forces in Den Helder in May 1940. According to information I have, she was commissioned in January 1943 and attached to the U-Abwehrschule in Bergen as piggy boat.

One Dutch source mentions however that she was attached to the 10th flotilla at one time, and even made a patrol off West Africa during 1943.

Is this true ? I mean, the possibility seems highly unlikely to me. It was a rather old boat, which the Kriegsmarine really didn't need as front boat with so many type VII and IX in servie. Or was it a weather patrol ? More information is appreciated.

TIA,

Visje</HTML>

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UD-2 Visje 12/22/2001 09:05AM
Re: UD-2 Joe Brennan 12/22/2001 10:00AM
Re: UD-2 Visje 12/22/2001 12:50PM
Re: UD-2 (nope) UD-3 and UD-5 Brian Corijn 12/22/2001 07:27PM
Re: UD-2 (nope) UD-3 and UD-5 Joe Brennan 12/22/2001 09:45PM
Re: UD-2 (nope) UD-3 and UD-5 Brian Corijn 12/22/2001 11:35PM
Re: UD-2 (nope) UD-3 and UD-5 Joe Brennan 12/23/2001 02:42AM
Re: UD-2 (nope) UD-3 and UD-5 Visje 12/23/2001 01:14PM


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