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Re: Type IX U-boat torpedo storage and loading
Posted by: Alex ()
Date: December 10, 2008 10:57AM

Thanks Robert, that's helpful. Was the type IX the first sub to carry so many torpedoes? I'm trying to work out what was special about her torpedo carrying ability and why a sub hadn't been built to carry so many before - I'm assuming some design trade-offs had to be made?

Cheers,

Alex.

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Type IX U-boat torpedo storage and loading Alex 12/09/2008 01:22PM
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Re: Type IX U-boat torpedo storage and loading Alex 12/10/2008 10:57AM
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Re: Type IX U-boat torpedo storage and loading Ken Dunn 12/11/2008 01:45AM
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