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German submarine U-262

German submarine U-262 was a Type VIIC 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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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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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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Bergen

Bergen (in dialects of the city) is a city and municipality on the Bergen Peninsula in Hordaland county on the west coast of Norway.

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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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Bremen-Vegesack

Vegesack is a northern district of the city of Bremen.

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Bremer Vulkan

Bremer Vulkan AG was a prominent German shipbuilding company located at the Weser river in Bremen-Vegesack.

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Cape Farewell, Greenland

Cape Farewell (Uummannarsuaq; Kap Farvel) is a headland on the southern shore of Eggers Island, Greenland.

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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 SC 118

Convoy SC-118 was the 118th of the numbered series of World War II '''S'''low '''C'''onvoys of merchant ships from '''S'''ydney, '''C'''ape Breton Island to Liverpool.

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Convoy SL 138/MKS 28

Convoys SL 138/MKS 28 were two Allied convoys which ran during the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II.

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Denmark Strait

The Denmark Strait or Greenland Strait (the latter meaning Greenland Sound) is an oceanic strait between Iceland (to its southeast) and Greenland (to its northwest).

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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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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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Flensburg

Flensburg (Flensborg, Low Saxon: Flensborg, North Frisian: Flansborj, South Jutlandic: Flensborre) is an independent town (kreisfreie Stadt) in the north of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Flower-class corvette

The Flower-class corvette Gardiner and Chesneau 1980, p. 62.

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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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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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Greenland

Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat; Grønland) is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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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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Grumman F4F Wildcat

The Grumman F4F Wildcat was an American carrier-based fighter aircraft that began service with both the United States Navy and the British Royal Navy (as the Martlet) in 1940.

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Grumman TBF Avenger

The Grumman TBF Avenger (designated TBM for aircraft manufactured by General Motors) was a torpedo bomber developed initially for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, and eventually used by several air and naval aviation services around the world.

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Heinz Franke

Heinz Franke (30 November 1915 in Berlin-Steglitz – 5 April 2003 in Sasbach) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes).

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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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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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Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German language: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), or simply the Knight's Cross (Ritterkreuz) was a grade of the 1939 version of the Iron Cross (Eisernes Kreuz), which had been created in 1813.

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Kriegsmarine

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

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La Pallice

La Pallice (also known as grand port maritime de La Rochelle) is the commercial deep-water port of La Rochelle, 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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List of Allied convoys during World War II by region

This is a List of Allied convoys during World War II by region.

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Lockheed Hudson

The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter.

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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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Narvik

is the third-largest city and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population.

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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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Newfoundland (island)

Newfoundland (Terre-Neuve, Taqamkuk) is a large Canadian island off the east coast of the North American mainland, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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North Sea

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Oberleutnant zur See

Oberleutnant zur See (OLt zS or OLZS in the German Navy, Oblt.z.S. in the Kriegsmarine) is traditionally the first and highest Lieutenant grade in the German Navy.

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ON convoys

The ON convoys were a series of North Atlantic trade convoys running Outbound from the British Isles to North America during the Battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945).

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Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island (PEI or P.E.I.; Île-du-Prince-Édouard) is a province of Canada consisting of the island of the same name, as well as several much smaller islands.

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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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Ship's company

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

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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

St.

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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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Submarine snorkel

A submarine snorkel is a device which allows a submarine to operate submerged while still taking in air from above the surface.

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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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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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33rd U-boat Flotilla

33rd U-boat Flotilla ("33. Unterseebootsflottille") was a front-line unit of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

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3rd U-boat Flotilla

The 3rd U-boat Flotilla (German 3. Unterseebootsflottille), also known as Lohs Flotilla, was the third operational U-boat unit in Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.

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5th U-boat Flotilla

The 5th U-boat Flotilla (German 5. Unterseebootsflottille), also known as Emsmann Flotilla, was a U-boat flotilla of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

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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-262

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