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German Submarines

Pictures of submarines of the German Kriegsmarine of 1935 to 1945 on display. U 505 is in Chicago, U 995 is located in Laboe near Kiel and U 2540 in Bremerhaven. More information about these and another boat in the article German Submarines.

2010 April 7 15 / 2014 March 11

Bremerhaven (161) Chicago (155) Germany (318) Illinois (155) Laboe (157) Museum of Science and Industry (155) Rabea (1) Type IX (155) Type VII (157) Type XXI (161) U 2540 (161) U 505 (155) U 995 (157)

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The German submarine U-505 in the Museum of Science and Industry.
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The building has been modeled after a submarine pen.
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Both the anchor and the torpedo are fiber glass models.
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Since April 2004, the submarine is in an underground, climate-controlled building.
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On the left is a training torpedo which shows the batteries and the warhead and on the right is a disassembled original torpedo of U-505.
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In the reconstruction of the sail, visitors can try out the periscopes.
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The conning tower of U-505 with the anti-air guns.
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The conning tower of U-505 with the emblem.
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Two 20mm anti-air guns at the conning tower.
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Behind both the 20mm anti-air gun is another 37mm anti-air gun.
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The 37mm anti-air gun.
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The two 20mm anti-air guns.
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Conning tower with two 20mm anti-air guns and one 37mm anti-air gun.
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Starboard of U-505.
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In the model of the conning tower, visitors can try out the periscopes.
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