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German submarine U-1206

Index German submarine U-1206

German submarine U-1206 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. [1]

46 relations: AEG, Anti-aircraft warfare, Beam (nautical), BP, Captain lieutenant, Chlorine, Cruden Bay, Diesel engine, Draft (hull), Forties Oil Field, Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft, Gdańsk, Kapitänleutnant, Karljohansvern, Keel laying, Kiel, Kriegsmarine, Kristiansand, Length overall, Motor–generator, Naval mine, Nazi Germany, North Sea, Oberleutnant zur See, Peterhead, Propeller, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Schichau-Werke, Scotland, Ship's company, Stork, Submarine, Submarine depth ratings, Submarine hull, Submarine snorkel, Supercharger, Torpedo, Torpedo tube, Type VII submarine, U-boat, World War II, 11th U-boat Flotilla, 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling, 3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37/43, 8.8 cm SK C/35 naval gun, 8th U-boat Flotilla.

AEG

Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft AG (AEG) (German: "General electricity company") was a German producer of electrical equipment founded as the Deutsche Edison-Gesellschaft für angewandte Elektricität in 1883 in Berlin by Emil Rathenau.

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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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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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BP

BP plc (stylised as bp), formerly British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England.

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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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Chlorine

Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17.

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Cruden Bay

Cruden Bay is a small village in Scotland, on the north coast of the Bay of Cruden in Aberdeenshire, north of Aberdeen.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).

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Draft (hull)

The draft or draught 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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Forties Oil Field

The Forties Oil Field is the largest oil field in the North Sea, 110 miles east of Aberdeen.

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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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Gdańsk

Gdańsk (Danzig) is a Polish city on the Baltic coast.

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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 the German Bundeswehr.

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Karljohansvern

Karjohansvern (Karljohansvern Orlogsstasjon, KJV) at Horten was the main base for the Royal Norwegian Navy from 1819 to 1963.

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Keel laying

Laying the keel or laying down is the formal recognition of the start of a ship's construction.

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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 249,023 (2016).

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Kriegsmarine

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

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Kristiansand

Kristiansand, historically Christianssand and Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway.

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Length overall

Length overall (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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Motor–generator

A motor–generator (an M–G set) is a device for converting electrical power to another form.

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Naval mine

A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) 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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Peterhead

Peterhead (Ceann Phàdraig, Peterheid) is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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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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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) was an executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government, which was "sponsored" through Historic Scotland, an executive agency of the Scottish Government.

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Schichau-Werke

The Schichau-Werke (F.) was a German engineering works and shipyard based in Elbing, Germany (now Elbląg, Poland) on the Frisches Haff (Vistula Lagoon) of then-East Prussia.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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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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Stork

Storks are large, long-legged, long-necked wading birds with long, stout bills.

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Submarine

A submarine (or simply sub) 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 submarine hull has two major components, the light hull and the pressure hull.

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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

A 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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Type VII submarine

Type VII U-boats were the most common type of German World War II U-boat.

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U-boat

U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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11th U-boat Flotilla

The 11th U-boat Flotilla (German 11. Unterseebootsflottille) was formed on 15 May 1942 in Bergen, Norway.

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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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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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8th U-boat Flotilla

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.

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German submarine U 1206, German submarine U-1206 (1944), German submarine U1206, U 1206, U-1206, U1206, Unterseeboot 1206.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-1206

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