Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!
New! Save your concepts! » Create account

German submarine U-140 (1940)

+ Save concept Saved concepts

German submarine U-140 was a Type IID U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. [1]

30 relations: Atlantic Ocean, Baltic Sea, Battle of the Atlantic, Bernard & Graefe, Captain lieutenant, Cobh, Deutsche Werke, Diesel engine, Drive shaft, Electric motor, German Type II submarine, Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel, Ireland, Jade Bight, Kiel, Kriegsmarine, MWM GmbH, Nazi Germany, Operation Barbarossa, Scotland, Siemens-Schuckert, Stenhouse Bay, South Australia, Torpedo, Torpedo tube, U-boat, Wilhelmshaven, World War II, 1st U-boat Flotilla, 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling, 22nd U-boat Flotilla.

Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceanic divisions, following the Pacific Ocean.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Atlantic Ocean · See more »

Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, the Baltic countries, and the North European Plain.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Baltic Sea · See more »

Battle of the Atlantic

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.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Battle of the Atlantic · See more »

Bernard & Graefe

Bernard & Graefe is a German book publisher, which since 1991 has been part of the Mönch publishing group.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Bernard & Graefe · See more »

Captain lieutenant

Captain lieutenant or captain-lieutenant is a military rank, used in a number of navies worldwide and formerly in the British Army.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Captain lieutenant · See more »


Cobh, known from 1850 until the late 1920s as Queenstown, is a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Cobh · See more »

Deutsche Werke

Deutsche Werke was a German shipbuilding company founded in 1925 when Kaiserliche Werft Kiel and other shipyards were merged.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Deutsche Werke · See more »

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).

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Diesel engine · See more »

Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Drive shaft · See more »

Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Electric motor · See more »

German Type II submarine

The Type II U-boat was designed by Germany as a coastal U-boat, modeled after the CV-707 submarine, which was designed by the Dutch dummy company NV Ingenieurskantoor voor Scheepsbouw den Haag (I.v.S) (set up by Germany after World War I in order to maintain and develop German submarine technology and to circumvent the limitations set by the Treaty of Versailles) and built in 1933 by the Finnish Crichton-Vulcan shipyard in Turku, Finland.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and German Type II submarine · See more »

Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel

Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel (16 June 1917 – 2 July 1944) was a Kapitänleutnant with the Kriegsmarine during World War II.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel · See more »


Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Ireland · See more »

Jade Bight

The Jade Bight (or Jade Bay; Jadebusen) is a bight or bay on the North Sea coast of Germany.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Jade Bight · See more »


Kiel is the capital and most populous city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, with a population of 240,832 (June 2014).

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Kiel · See more »


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

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Kriegsmarine · See more »


The Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH (formerly known as MWM, DEUTZ Power Systems or DPS) is a mechanical engineering company, based in Mannheim.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and MWM GmbH · See more »

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).

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Nazi Germany · See more »

Operation Barbarossa

Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which began on 22 June 1941.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Operation Barbarossa · See more »


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

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Scotland · See more »


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.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Siemens-Schuckert · See more »

Stenhouse Bay, South Australia

The township of Stenhouse Bay is at the western tip of Yorke Peninsula in South Australia.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Stenhouse Bay, South Australia · See more »


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.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Torpedo · See more »

Torpedo tube

A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Torpedo tube · See more »


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

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and U-boat · See more »


Wilhelmshaven is a coastal town in Lower Saxony, Germany.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and Wilhelmshaven · See more »

World War II

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.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and World War II · See more »

1st U-boat Flotilla

The 1st U-boat flotilla (German 1. Unterseebootsflottille) also known as the Weddigen flotilla, was the first operational U-boat unit in Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine (navy).

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and 1st U-boat Flotilla · See more »

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.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling · See more »

22nd U-boat Flotilla

22nd U-boat Flotilla ("22. Unterseebootsflottille") was formed in January 1941 in Gotenhafen under the command of Korvettenkapitän Wilhelm Ambrosius.

New!!: German submarine U-140 (1940) and 22nd U-boat Flotilla · See more »

Redirects here:

German submarine U 140 (1940), German submarine U140 (1940), U 140 (1940), U-140 (1940), U140 (1940), Unterseeboot 140 (1940).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-140_(1940)

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »