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Posted: 3/16/2011 5:59:00 AM EST
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 6:06:34 AM EST
Was a WW I sub. The site is just been designated a 'war grave'
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 6:31:48 AM EST

Link Posted: 3/16/2011 6:33:00 AM EST
[Last Edit: 3/16/2011 6:33:17 AM EST by GENESMITH]

Link Posted: 3/16/2011 6:43:40 AM EST
Short service life for that boat. Commissioned 28 JUL 17, first patrol 02 SEP 17, sunk 07 OCT 17 - barely a month on patrol.
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 7:03:45 AM EST
This sub was from WWI guys. I can't find an actual picture.
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 7:06:19 AM EST
Damn, that looks like a good sized sub for WW1.
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 7:09:31 AM EST
All the pictures are from the wrong war. The U-160 isn't even the right designation.
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 7:13:08 AM EST

Lol, it says 1981...
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 7:13:25 AM EST

Originally Posted By Aptrgangr:
All the pictures are from the wrong war. The U-160 isn't even the right designation.

Well, that would explain my size comment then.
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 7:21:16 AM EST
Well, GENESMITH did find a depiction of the right class anyway.
Link Posted: 3/16/2011 7:23:33 AM EST
The U-106 in this story was a U-93-class U-boat.

From Wiki *:
Displacement: 838 tons (surfaced)
1000 tons (submerged)
1270tons (total)
Length: 71.55 m (overall)
56.05 m (pressure hull)
Beam: 6.20 m (overall)
4.18 m (pressure hull)
Draught: 3.94 m
Propulsion: 2400 hp (surfaced)
1200 hp (submerged)
Speed: 16.8 knots (surfaced)
9.1 knots (submerged)
Range: 11,280 miles @ 8 kn(surfaced) 56 @ 5 kn miles (submerged)
Test depth: ~50 m (164 feet)
Complement: 39 men
Armament: 16 torpedoes (4/2 in bow/stern tubes)
105mm deck gun with 140 ounds, and/or 1 8.8cm/30 gun, or 1 105mm gun (220 rounds)

* - Note that the title of the Wiki page refers to a Type 97 U-Boat. No such thing. There was a U-97, but it was a Type U-93 boat. I think that the author of these related pages just got sloppy copying the template from the Type U-87 to the Type U-93 page.
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