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German submarine U-175

German submarine U-175 was a Type IXC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine built for service during World War II. [1]

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AG Weser

Aktien-Gesellschaft „Weser" (abbreviated A.G. „Weser”) was one of the major German shipbuilding companies, located at the Weser River in Bremen.

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Anglo-German Naval Agreement

The Anglo-German Naval Agreement of June 18, 1935, was a naval agreement between Britain and Germany regulating the size of the Kriegsmarine in relation to the Royal Navy.

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Azores

The Azores (Açores), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, composed of nine volcanic islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean about west of continental Portugal, about northwest of Madeira, about southeast of Newfoundland, and about northeast of Brazil.

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Barbados

Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles.

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Bay of Biscay

The Bay of Biscay (Golfo de Vizcaya, Golfe de Gascogne) is a gulf of the northeast Atlantic Ocean located south of the Celtic Sea.

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Befehlshaber der U-Boote

Befehlshaber der Unterseeboote (BdU) was the title of the supreme commander of the Kriegsmarines U-boat Arm (Ubootwaffe) during World War II.

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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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Bornholm

Bornholm (Old Norse: Burgundaholmr) is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of most of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and northwest of Poland.

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Bremen

The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany.

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Canary Islands

The Canary Islands (Islas Canarias), also known as the Canaries (Canarias), are a Spanish archipelago located just off the southern coast of Morocco, west of its southern border.

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Cape Finisterre

Cape Finisterre (Cabo Fisterra) is a rock-bound peninsula on the west coast of Galicia, Spain.

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Cape Verde

Cape Verde or Cabo Verde (Cabo Verde), officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.

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Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea (Mar Caribe) is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean located in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere.

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Consolidated PBY Catalina

The Consolidated PBY Catalina, (PB Standing for Patrol Bomber and Y the code assigned to Consolidated Aircraft) also known as the Canso, was an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft.

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Dakar

Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal.

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Deck gun

A deck gun is a type of artillery cannon mounted on the deck of a ship or submarine.

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Depth charge

A depth charge is an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) weapon intended to destroy or cripple a target submarine by being dropped into the water close to its target and detonating, subjecting the target to a powerful and destructive hydraulic shock.

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Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau

Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau Aktiengesellschaft (abbreviated Deschimag) was a cooperation of eight German shipyards in the period 1926 to 1945.

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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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Douglas B-18 Bolo

The Douglas B-18 Bolo medium bomber served with the United States Army Air Corps and the Royal Canadian Air Force (as the Douglas Digby) during the late 1930s and early 1940s.

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Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands (Føroyar; Færøerne) are an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Norway and Iceland, north-northwest of Great Britain.

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Freetown

Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.

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Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura (loosely translated as "Strong Winds" or a corruption of the French term for "Great Adventure") is one of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, politically part of Spain.

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Gdańsk

Gdańsk (English pronunciation, Danzig,, also known by other alternative names) is a Polish city on the Baltic coast, the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland's principal seaport and the centre of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area.

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Gdynia

Gdynia (Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodeship of Poland and an important seaport of Gdańsk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea.

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German Type IX submarine

The Type IX U-boat was designed by Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine in 1935 and 1936 as a large ocean-going submarine for sustained operations far from the home support facilities.

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German Type XIV submarine

The Type XIV U-boat was a modification of the Type IXD, designed to resupply other U-boats.

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Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria (originally meaning "Great of Dogs") is the second most populous island of the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago, with a population of 838,397 which constitutes approximately 40% of the population of the archipelago.

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Groix

Groix (Île de Groix, Enez Groe) is an island and a commune in the Morbihan department of the region of Brittany in north-western France.

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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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Halifax Harbour

Halifax Harbour is a large natural harbour on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, located in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

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Hel, Poland

Hel (Kashubian Hél, German Hela) is a town in Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, located on the tip of the Hel Peninsula, some from the Polish mainland.

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HX convoys

The HX convoys were a series of North Atlantic convoys which ran during the Battle of the Atlantic in the Second World War.

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Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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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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Le Havre

Le Havre is an urban French commune and city in the Seine-Maritime department in the Upper Normandy region of north-western France.

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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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Liberty ship

The Liberty ship was a class of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II.

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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.

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Lorient

Lorient is a commune and a seaport in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France.

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MAN SE

MAN SE (abbreviation of Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg, or), formerly MAN AG, is a German mechanical engineering company and parent company of the MAN Group.

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Martin PBM Mariner

The Martin PBM Mariner was a patrol bomber flying boat of World War II and the early Cold War period.

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Merchant vessel

A merchant vessel or trading vessel is a boat or ship that transports cargo or carries passengers for hire.

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Metox radar detector

Metox, named after its manufacturer, was a pioneering high frequency very sensitive radar warning receiver (RWR) manufactured by a small French company in occupied Paris, which could detect ASV (Air to Surface Vessel radar) transmissions from patrolling Allied aircraft.

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Mid-Atlantic gap

The Mid-Atlantic Gap is a geographical term attributed to an undefended area beyond the reach of land-based Coastal Command antisubmarine (A/S) aircraft during the Battle of the Atlantic in the Second World War.

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Minelayer

Minelaying is the act of deploying explosive mines.

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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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New York

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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No. 270 Squadron RAF

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Operation Neuland

Operation Neuland (New Land) was the Kriegsmarine code name for the extension of unrestricted submarine warfare into the Caribbean Sea during World War II.

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Orinoco

The Orinoco is one of the longest rivers in South America at.

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Plan Z

Plan Z was the name given to the planned re-equipment and expansion of the Kriegsmarine (German navy) ordered by Adolf Hitler in early 1939.

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Porpoise

Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals, that are sometimes referred to as mereswine, all of which are classified under the family Phocoenidae, suborder Odontoceti (toothed whales).

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Schichau Seebeckwerft

Schichau Seebeckwerft (often abbreviated SSW) was a German shipbuilding company, headquartered in Bremerhaven.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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Sonar

Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water, such as other vessels.

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Sperrbrecher

A Sperrbrecher (German; informally translated as "pathfinder" but literally meaning "minefield breaker"), was a German auxiliary ship of the First World War and the Second World War that was intended to serve as a type of minesweeper, by sailing ahead of other vessels through minefields, intending to detonate any mines in their path.

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Submarine

A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation 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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Submarine pen

A submarine pen (U-Boot-Bunker in German) is a bunker that is designed to protect submarines from air attack.

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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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Szczecin

Szczecin (Stettin, known also by other alternative names) is the capital city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland.

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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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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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Windward Passage

The Windward Passage is a strait in the Caribbean Sea, between the islands of Cuba and Hispaniola.

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Wolfpack (naval tactic)

The term wolfpack refers to the mass-attack tactics against convoys used by German U-boats of the Kriegsmarine during the Battle of the Atlantic, and by submarines of the United States Navy against Japanese shipping in the Pacific Ocean in World War II.

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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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10.5 cm SK L/45 naval gun

The 10.5 cm SK L/45 (SK - Schnelladekanone (quick-loading cannon) L - Länge (with a 45-caliber barrel) was a German naval gun that was used in World War I and World War II and was was the successor of the older 10.5 cm SK L/40 naval gun.

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10th U-boat Flotilla

The 10th U-boat Flotilla (German 10. Unterseebootsflottille) was a German U-boat flotilla used for front-line combat purposes during World War II.

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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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3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37/43

The 3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37/43 was a series of anti-aircraft cannon produced by Nazi Germany that saw widespread service in the Second World War.

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4th U-boat Flotilla

The 4th U-boat Flotilla (German 4. Unterseebootsflottille) was formed in May 1941 in Stettin under the command of Kapitänleutnant Werner Jacobsen.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-175

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