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SM U-17 (Germany)

SM U-17 was a German submarine during World War I. U-17 sank the first British merchant vessel in the First World War, and also sank another nine ships and captured one ship, surviving the war without casualty. [1]

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Bow (ship)

The bow is the forward part of the hull of a ship or boat, the point that is usually most forward when the vessel is underway.

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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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France

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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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich), variously referred to as the German Reich or Realm, or Imperial Germany, was the historical German nation state that existed from the unification of Germany in 1871 to the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in November 1918, when Germany became a federal republic.

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German gold mark

The (officially just Mark, sign: ℳ) was the currency used in the German Empire from 1873 to 1914.

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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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Guildhall Library

The Guildhall Library is administered by the Corporation of London, the government of the City of London, which is the historical heart of London, England.

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Hamburg

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.

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Hotchkiss gun

The Hotchkiss gun can refer to different products of the Hotchkiss arms company starting in the late 19th century.

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Imperial German Navy

The Imperial German Navy was the Imperial Navy – the navy created at the time of the formation of the German Empire.

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Kaiserliche Werft Danzig

Kaiserliche Werft Danzig was a German shipbuilding company founded in 1852 as Königliche Werft Danzig first, renamed to Kaiserliche Werft with the proclamation of the German Empire in 1871.

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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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Körting Hannover

Körting Hannover AG (previously Körting Brothers AG) is a long-standing industrial engineering company in Hanover.

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Kerosene

Kerosene, also known as lamp oil, is a combustible hydrocarbon liquid widely used as a fuel in industry and households.

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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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List of national archives

A national archive(s) is a central archives maintained by a nation.

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Norway

Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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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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Room 40

In the history of cryptanalysis, Room 40, also known as 40 O.B. (Old Building) (latterly NID25) was the section in the British Admiralty most identified with the British cryptoanalysis effort during the First World War.

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SM U-17 (Germany)

SM U-17 was a German submarine during World War I. U-17 sank the first British merchant vessel in the First World War, and also sank another nine ships and captured one ship, surviving the war without casualty.

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SS Glitra

SS Glitra was a steam ship that was the first British merchant vessel to be sunk by a German submarine in the First World War.

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Stern

The stern is the back or aft-most part of a ship or boat, technically defined as the area built up over the sternpost, extending upwards from the counter rail to the taffrail.

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Strait of Dover

The Strait of Dover or Dover Strait or historically Dover Narrows (Pas de Calais, literally Strait of Calais, Nauw van Calais or Straat van Dover) is the strait at the narrowest part of the English Channel, marking the boundary between the Channel and North Sea, separating Great Britain from continental Europe.

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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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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 I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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5 cm SK L/40 gun

The 5 cm SK L/40 gunSK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon); L - Länge in Kaliber (length in caliber) was a German naval gun used in World War I and World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SM_U-17_(Germany)

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