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German submarine U-281 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
|Ordered:||5 June 1941|
|Builder:||Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack|
|Laid down:||7 May 1942|
|Launched:||16 January 1943|
|Commissioned:||27 February 1943|
|Fate:||Surrendered, May 1945. Sunk November 1945 as part of Operation Deadlight|
|Class and type:||Type VIIC submarine|
|Height:||9.60 m (31 ft 6 in)|
|Draught:||4.74 m (15 ft 7 in)|
|Installed power:|| |
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|Complement:||4 officers, 40–56 enlisted|
The submarine was laid down on 7 May 1942 at the Bremer Vulkan yard at Bremen-Vegesack as yard number 46. She was launched on 16 January 1943 and commissioned on 27 February under the command of Kapitänleutnant Heinz von Davidson.
Max 60 mtrs, first dive with Sony camera so please excuse the quality.
The Sunday U.
we, from overkiel were on the otherside of the coast to film the beach from Laboe included with the memorial monument and the submarine. Both are museums ...
www.charlesmccain.com - Charles McCain reviews "U-Boats Against Canada: German Submarines in Canadian Waters" by Michael L. Hadley.