40 relations: AG Weser, Atlantic Ocean, Beam (nautical), Bernard & Graefe, Bremen, Cape Farewell, Greenland, Ceremonial ship launching, Deck gun, Destroyer, Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau, Diesel engine, Draft (hull), German Type IX submarine, Greenland, Helmut Fiehn, Kapitänleutnant, Keel laying, Kriegsmarine, Length overall, MAN SE, Merchant vessel, Motor–generator, Nazi Germany, Norway, Propeller, Royal Navy, Ship commissioning, Ship's company, Siemens-Schuckert, Submarine, Submarine hull, Supercharger, Tonne, Torpedo, Torpedo tube, U-boat, Wolfpack (naval tactic), World War II, 10.5 cm SK C/32 naval gun, 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling.
Aktien-Gesellschaft „Weser" (abbreviated A.G. „Weser”) was one of the major German shipbuilding companies, located at the Weser River in Bremen.
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The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceanic divisions, following the Pacific Ocean.
The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.
Bernard & Graefe is a German book publisher, which since 1991 has been part of the Mönch publishing group.
The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany.
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Cape Farewell (Uummannarsuaq; Kap Farvel) is a headland on the southern shore of Eggers Island, Greenland.
Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.
A deck gun is a type of artillery cannon mounted on the deck of a ship or submarine.
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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.
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Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau Aktiengesellschaft (abbreviated Deschimag) was a cooperation of eight German shipyards in the period 1926 to 1945.
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).
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.
The Type IX U-boat was designed by Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine in 1935 and 1936 as a large ocean-going submarine for sustained operations far from the home support facilities.
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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Kapitanleutnant Helmut Fiehn (February 19, 1916 - April 23, 1943) was a German Naval Commander during the Second World War.
Kapitänleutnant, short: KptLt / in lists: KL, (Lang-en: Captain lieutenant) is an officer grade of the captains military hierarchy group of German Bundeswehr.
Laying the keel, or laying down is the formal recognition of the start of a ship's construction.
The Kriegsmarine (War Navy) was the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945.
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.
MAN SE (abbreviation of Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg, or), formerly MAN AG, is a German mechanical engineering company and parent company of the MAN Group.
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A merchant vessel or trading vessel is a boat or ship that transports cargo or carries passengers for hire.
A motor–generator (an M–G set or a dynamotor for dynamo–motor) is a device for converting electrical power to another form.
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).
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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A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.
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The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.
Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.
A ship's company comprises all officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel aboard a naval vessel.
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.
A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
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A light hull (casing in British usage) of a submarine is the outer non-watertight hull which provides a hydrodynamically efficient shape.
A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.
The tonne (British and SI; or metric ton (in the United States) is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to.
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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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A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
U-boat is the anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".
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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.
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.
The 10.5 cm SK C/32 (SK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon) C - Construktionsjahr (year of design) was a German naval gun used in World War II. This was the standard unshielded low-angle deck gun mounted forward of the conning tower in type I, type IX and type X U-boats. The guns were also used in shielded high-angle mountings aboard type 35 and type 43 minesweepers, Elbing class torpedo boats, cruiser ''Emden'', and old battleships and.
The Flak 30 (Flugabwehrkanone 30) and improved Flak 38 were 20 mm anti-aircraft guns used by various German forces throughout World War II.