38 relations: August Howaldt, Świnoujście, Baltic Sea, Bernard & Graefe, Blohm + Voss, Bornholm, Brandtaucher, Diesel engine, Eckernförde, Federal Ministry of Defence (Germany), Flensburg, Flensburg Firth, FuG 200 Hohentwiel, German Navy, German Shipping Museum, Hamburg, Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, Kiel, Kriegsmarine, Lightvessel, MAN SE, Motor–generator, Museum ship, Naval mine, Nazi Germany, Rønne, Research vessel, Siemens-Schuckert, Silent running (submarine), Submarine, Supercharger, Torpedo tube, Type 206 submarine, Type XXI submarine, U-boat, Wilhelm Bauer, World War II, 31st U-boat Flotilla.
August Ferdinand Howaldt (23 October 1809 – 4 August 1883) was a German engineer and ship builder.
Świnoujście (Swinemünde) is a city and seaport on the Baltic Sea and Szczecin Lagoon, located in the extreme north-west of Poland.
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, the Baltic countries, and the North European Plain.
Bernard & Graefe is a German book publisher, which since 1991 has been part of the Mönch publishing group.
Blohm + Voss (also shown historically as Blohm & Voss and Blohm und Voss), is a German shipbuilding and engineering works.
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.
Brandtaucher (German for Fire-diver) was a submersible designed by the Bavarian inventor and engineer Wilhelm Bauer and built by Schweffel & Howaldt in Kiel for Schleswig-Holstein's Flotilla (part of the Reichsflotte) in 1850.
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).
Eckernförde (Egernførde, sometimes also Egernfjord, Low German: Eckernför, sometimes also Eckernföör) is a German town in Schleswig-Holstein, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde, on the coast of the Baltic Sea approximately 30 km north-west of Kiel.
The Federal Ministry of Defence (Bundesministerium der Verteidigung), abbreviated BMVg, is a top-level federal agency, headed by the Federal Minister of Defence as a member of the Cabinet of Germany.
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.
Flensburg Firth (Flensburger Förde; Flensborg Fjord), is the westernmost inlet of the Baltic Sea.
The FuG 200 "Hohentwiel" was a low-UHF band frequency maritime patrol radar system of the Luftwaffe in World War II.
The German Shipping Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum) is a museum in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Hamburg (local pronunciation; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg), officially Freie und Hansestadt HamburgConstitution of Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.
Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (often abbreviated HDW) is a German shipbuilding company, headquartered in 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).
The Kriegsmarine (War Navy) was the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945.
A lightvessel, or lightship, is a ship which acts as a lighthouse.
MAN SE (abbreviation of Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg, or), formerly MAN AG, is a German mechanical engineering company and parent company of the MAN Group.
A motor–generator (an M–G set or a dynamotor for dynamo–motor) is a device for converting electrical power to another form.
A museum ship, or sometimes memorial ship, is a ship that has been preserved and converted into a museum open to the public, for educational or memorial purposes.
A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines.
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).
Rønne is the largest town on the Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.
A research vessel (RV or R/V) is a ship or boat designed and/or equipped to carry out research at sea.
Siemens-Schuckert (or Siemens-Schuckertwerke) was a German electrical engineering company headquartered in Berlin, Erlangen and Nuremberg that was incorporated into the Siemens AG in 1966.
Silent running is a stealth mode of operation for naval submarines.
A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.
A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
The Type 206 is a class of diesel-electric submarines (U-boats) developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (HDW).
Type XXI U-boats, also known as "Elektroboote" (German: "electric boats"), were the first submarines designed to operate primarily submerged, rather than as surface ships that could submerge as a means to escape detection or launch an attack.
U-boat is the anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".
Wilhelm Bauer (23 December 1822 - 20 June 1875) was a Bavarian inventor and engineer who built several hand-powered submarines.
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.
31st U-boat Flotilla ("31. Unterseebootsflottille") was a training flotilla ("Ausbildungsflottille") of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.