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Posted: 12/27/2001 4:11:38 PM EDT
i just got done watching Das Boot
and was wondering in Real life how did they keep the gun that was mounted on top of the sub from rusting?
Link Posted: 12/27/2001 4:14:06 PM EDT
Like everything else on a naval vessel, it was painted. I imagine the breech and muzzle were plugged somehow to make them water tight.
Link Posted: 12/27/2001 5:38:07 PM EDT
If you ever get down to Moorhead City, NC, stop by Olympus Dive center, they have an actual gun from a U-Boat on their deck. They found the U Boat and the whole gun was torn off by a storm sometime before. Cool to check out.
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