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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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The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceanic divisions, following the Pacific Ocean.
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, the Baltic countries, and the North European Plain.
The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945.
The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.
Bernard & Graefe is a German book publisher, which since 1991 has been part of the Mönch publishing group.
Vegesack is a northern district of the city of Bremen.
Bremer Vulkan AG was a prominent German shipbuilding company located at the Weser river in Bremen-Vegesack.
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany in northwestern France.
Captain lieutenant or captain-lieutenant is a military rank, used in a number of navies worldwide and formerly in the British Army.
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.
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).
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.
The Flower-class corvette Gardiner and Chesneau 1980, p. 62.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.
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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.
Gross register tonnage (GRT, grt, g.r.t.) a ship's total internal volume expressed in "register tons", each of which is equal to.
Iceland is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.
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Kapitänleutnant, short: KptLt / in lists: KL, (Lang-en: Captain lieutenant) is an officer grade of the captains military hierarchy group of German Bundeswehr.
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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The Kriegsmarine (War Navy) was the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945.
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.
This is a List of Allied convoys during World War II by region.
A motor–generator (an M–G set or a dynamotor for dynamo–motor) is a device for converting electrical power to another form.
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).
A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.
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Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland.
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Saint-Nazaire (Gallo) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France, in traditional Brittany.
A ship's company comprises all officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel aboard a naval vessel.
A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
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Depth ratings are primary design parameters and measures of a submarine's ability to operate underwater.
A light hull (casing in British usage) of a submarine is the outer non-watertight hull which provides a hydrodynamically efficient shape.
A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.
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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A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
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 (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.
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.
The 8th U-boat Flotilla (German 8. Unterseebootsflottille) was formed in June 1941 in Königsberg under the command of Kapitänleutnant Georg-Wilhelm Schulz, who also at this time commanded the 6th U-boat Flotilla in Danzig.
The 9th U-boat Flotilla (German 9. Unterseebootsflottille) was formed in October 1941 in Brest.