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German submarine U-305

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German submarine U-305 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. [1]

46 relations: Anti-aircraft warfare, Beam (nautical), Brest, France, Cape Farewell, Greenland, Ceremonial ship launching, Diesel engine, Displacement (ship), Draft (hull), Faroe Islands, Flender Werke, Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft, G7es torpedo, Garbe, Lahmeyer & Co., GIUK gap, Gross register tonnage, Iceland, Keel laying, Kiel, Kriegsmarine, Lübeck, Length overall, Motor–generator, Naval mine, Nazi Germany, Oberleutnant zur See, Propeller, Ship commissioning, Ship's company, Submarine, Submarine depth ratings, Submarine hull, Supercharger, Torpedo, Torpedo tube, U-boat, USS McCook (DD-252), Wolfpack (naval tactic), Wolfpack Borkum, Wolfpack Leuthen, Wolfpack Rossbach, Wolfpack Seewolf, World War II, 1st U-boat Flotilla, 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling, 8.8 cm SK C/35 naval gun, 8th U-boat Flotilla.

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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Brest, France

Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany.

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Cape Farewell, Greenland

Cape Farewell (Nunap Isua; Kap Farvel) is a headland on the southern shore of Egger Island, Nunap Isua Archipelago, Greenland.

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Ceremonial ship launching

Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.

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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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Displacement (ship)

The displacement or displacement tonnage of a ship is its weight, expressed in long tons of water its hull displaces.

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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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Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands (Føroyar; Færøerne), sometimes called the Faeroe Islands, is an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic, about halfway between Norway and Iceland, north-northwest of Scotland.

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Flender Werke

Flender Werke was a German shipbuilding company, located in Lübeck.

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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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G7es torpedo

The G7es (T5) "Zaunkönig" ("wren") was an acoustic torpedo employed by German U-boats during World War II.

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Garbe, Lahmeyer & Co.

Garbe, Lahmeyer & Co. (until 1938 also known as: DEW - Deutsche Elektrizitäts-Werke zu Aachen) is a former electrical engineering company in Aachen.

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GIUK gap

The GIUK gap is an area in the northern Atlantic Ocean that forms a naval choke point.

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Gross register tonnage

Gross register tonnage (GRT, grt, g.r.t., gt) or gross registered tonnage, is a ship's total internal volume expressed in "register tons", each of which is equal to.

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Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

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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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Lübeck

Lübeck is a city in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany, and one of the major ports of Germany.

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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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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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Propeller

A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.

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Ship commissioning

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.

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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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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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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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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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USS McCook (DD-252)

The first USS McCook (DD-252) was a in the United States Navy.

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Wolfpack (naval tactic)

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.

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Wolfpack Borkum

Borkum was a wolf pack of German U-boats that operated during the battle of the Atlantic in World War II.

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Wolfpack Leuthen

Leuthen was the given name to a wolfpack of German U-boats that operated during the World War II Battle of the Atlantic in 1943 from 15 September 1943 to 24 September 1943.

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Wolfpack Rossbach

Rossbach was a wolfpack of German U-boats that operated during the battle of the Atlantic in World War II.

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Wolfpack Seewolf

Seewolf was a wolfpack of German U-boats that operated during the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II.

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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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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).

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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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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-305

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