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German submarine U-100 (1940)

German submarine U-100 was a Type VIIB U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. [1]

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AEG

Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft AG (AEG) (German: "General electricity company") was founded as Deutsche Edison-Gesellschaft für angewandte Elektricität in 1883 in Berlin by Emil Rathenau and was a German producer of electrical equipment.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Beam (nautical)

The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.

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Bernard & Graefe

Bernard & Graefe is a German book publisher, which since 1991 has been part of the Mönch publishing group.

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Brown, Boveri & Cie

Brown, Boveri (BBC) was a Swiss group of electrical engineering companies.

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Captain lieutenant

Captain lieutenant or captain-lieutenant is a military rank, used in a number of navies worldwide and formerly in the British Army.

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Convoy

A convoy is a group of vehicles, typically motor vehicles or ships, traveling together for mutual support and protection.

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Convoy HX 112

HX 112 was a North Atlantic convoy of the HX series which ran during the battle of the Atlantic in the Second World War.

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Convoy HX 72

HX 72 was a North Atlantic convoy of the HX series which ran during the battle of the Atlantic in World War II.

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Convoy HX 79

HX 79 was a North Atlantic convoy of the HX series which ran during the battle of the Atlantic in World War II.

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Convoy SC 7

SC-7 was the code name for a large Allied World War II convoy of 35 merchant ships and six escorts which sailed eastbound from Sydney, Nova Scotia for Liverpool and other United Kingdom ports on 5 October 1940.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or 'CI' engine) is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel that has been injected into the combustion chamber is initiated by the high temperature which a gas achieves when greatly compressed (adiabatic compression).

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Draft (hull)

The draft (American) or draught (British) of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained.

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Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft

Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft (often just called Germaniawerft, "Germania shipyard") was a German shipbuilding company, located in the harbour at Kiel, and one of the largest and most important builders of U-boats for the Kaiserliche Marine in World War I and the Kriegsmarine in World War II.

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Gross register tonnage

Gross register tonnage (GRT, grt, g.r.t.) a ship's total internal volume expressed in "register tons", each of which is equal to.

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Gruppenhorchgerät

Group listening device The Gruppenhorchgerät (group listening device, abbreviated GHG) was a hydrophone, which was used on Nazi Germany's U-boats in World War II.

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Joachim Schepke

Joachim Schepke (8 March 1912 – 17 March 1941) was a German U-boat commander during World War II.

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Kapitänleutnant

Kapitänleutnant, short: KptLt / in lists: KL, (Lang-en: Captain lieutenant) is an officer grade of the captains military hierarchy group of German Bundeswehr.

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Kiel

Kiel is the capital and most populous city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, with a population of 240,832 (June 2014).

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Kriegsmarine

The Kriegsmarine (War Navy) was the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945.

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Length overall

Length overall, often abbreviated as (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.

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Motor–generator

A motor–generator (an M–G set or a dynamotor for dynamo–motor) is a device for converting electrical power to another form.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Prisoner of war

A prisoner of war (POW, PoW, PW, P/W, WP, PsW, enemy prisoner of war (EPW) or "missing-captured") is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.

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Propeller

A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.

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Radar

Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.

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Ship's company

A ship's company comprises all officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel aboard a naval vessel.

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Submarine

A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Submarine depth ratings

Depth ratings are primary design parameters and measures of a submarine's ability to operate underwater.

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Submarine hull

A light hull (casing in British usage) of a submarine is the outer non-watertight hull which provides a hydrodynamically efficient shape.

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Supercharger

A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.

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Torpedo

The modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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Torpedo tube

A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.

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U-boat

U-boat is the anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling

The Flak 30 (Flugabwehrkanone 30) and improved Flak 38 were 20 mm anti-aircraft guns used by various German forces throughout World War II.

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7th U-boat Flotilla

The 7th U-boat Flotilla (German 7. Unterseebootsflottille), also known as Wegener Flotilla, was the seventh operational U-boat combat unit in Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.

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8.8 cm SK C/35 naval gun

The 8.8 cm SK C/35SK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon); C - Construktionsjahr (year of design) was a German naval gun used in World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-100_(1940)

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