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Re: Accuracy of Coordinates
Posted by: Urs Heßling ()
Date: October 11, 2020 02:09PM

Ken Dunn Wrote:
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That said I have never seen a photo of anyone on a U-boat using a sextant other than the normal one so I am guessing these are late war devices. Any idea when they were deployed on U-boats?


hi Ken,

I seem to recall that it is mentioned in Herbert Werner`s memoir [www.goodreads.com] in the chapter when he is still a midshipman (Fähnrich zur See) in 1941.
That is, however, not a proof and I don`t have any further reliable data on its introduction in the u-boat service

greetings, Urs

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