German Navy – Submarines

Submarines

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Type 212 LOA 184-188′ TDISP 1,830 tons submerged (8 active with German Navy, 4 with Italian Navy)Type 212 German sub Lisbon 2015Type 212 submarine Eckernförde 2016

Type 206 (Service 1973-2011) LOA 159′ TDISP 500 tons submerged (16 all retired, 2 sold and in service with Colombia)Type 206 sub Kiel 2016Type 206 subs Kiel 2016Type 206 sub Kiel 2005

Type 205 LOA 145′ TDISP 455 tons submerged (13, 2 served in Danish Navy, all retired, 3 preserved)

U-10 (1967-1993) Museum ship at WilhelmshavenU-10 Wilhelmshaven 2017

Type XXI U-Boat LOA 252′ TDISP 1,800 tons submerged (118 built, 1 preserved)

Wilhelm Bauer (formerly U-2540) 1945 commissioned and scuttled at end of Second World War, raised in 1957, Service in West German Navy from 1960-1982, mostly as a research and test boat. Museum boat at Bremerhaven since 1984.

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Wilhelm Bauer museum boat, Bremerhaven, restored to Second World War appearance (2009). Credit: Ra Boe, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

FGS Wilhelm Bauer U-2540 museum Bremerhaven 2018

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