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SM U-16 or U-XVI was a or U-boat of the Austro-Hungarian Navy (Kaiserliche und Königliche Kriegsmarine or K.u. K. Kriegsmarine) during World War I. U-16 was constructed in Germany and shipped by rail to Pula where she was assembled and completed in September 1915. [1]

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Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.

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AG Weser

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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Albania (or sometimes,; Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia, Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially known as the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.

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Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.

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Austro-Hungarian Army

The Austro-Hungarian Army was the ground force of the Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy from 1867 to 1918.

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Austro-Hungarian Navy

The Austro-Hungarian Navy was the naval force of Austria-Hungary.

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Bernard & Graefe

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

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The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany.

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Brindisi (in the local dialect: Brìnnisi; Brundisium) is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, off the coast of the Adriatic Sea.

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Cape of Rodon

The Cape of Rodon or Cape of Skanderbeg (Kepi i Rodonit or Kepi i Skenderbeut) is a rocky cape on the Adriatic Sea north of Durrës, Albania.

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Cargo ship

A cargo ship or freighter is any sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another.

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

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Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) (Daimler Motors Corporation) was a German engine and later automobile manufacturer, in operation from 1890 until 1926.

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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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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).

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Displacement (ship)

Displacement or displacement tonnage is the weight of water that a ship displaces when it is floating, which in turn is the weight of a ship (and its contents).

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Drin (river)

The Drin (Drin or Drini; Дрим) is the longest river in Albania with a total length of.

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Durrës is the second largest city and a municipality of Albania.

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E.S. Mittler & Sohn

Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn GmbH is a German publishing house founded in 1789.

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Electric motor

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

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German Type UB I submarine

The Type UB I was a class of small coastal submarines (U-boats) built in Germany at the beginning of the First World War.

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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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A gyrocompass is a type of non-magnetic compass which is based on a fast-spinning disc and rotation of the Earth (or another planetary body if used elsewhere in the universe) to automatically find geographical direction.

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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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Keel laying

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

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Kotor (Котор,; Cattaro) is a coastal town in Montenegro.

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Length overall

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.

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Linienschiffsleutnant (Hun: Fregatthadnagy / en: translation Ship-of-the-line lieutenant) was an officer rank in the Austro-Hungarian Navy.

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Montenegro (or or; Montenegrin: Crna Gora / Црна Гора, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.

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Penzance (Pennsans) is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom.

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Po (river)

The Po (Padus and Eridanus; Po; ancient Ligurian: Bodincus or Bodencus; Πάδος and Ἠριδανός) is a river that flows either or – considering the length of the Maira, a right bank tributary – eastward across northern Italy, from a spring seeping from a stony hillside at Pian del Re, a flat place at the head of the Val Po under the northwest face of Monviso (in the Cottian Alps) through a delta projecting into the Adriatic Sea near Venice.

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Prize (law)

Prize is a term used in admiralty law to refer to equipment, vehicles, vessels, and cargo captured during armed conflict.

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Pula or Pola (Pola Italian and Istro-Romanian; Colonia Pietas Iulia Pola Pollentia Herculanea; Slovene and Chakavian: Pulj, Polei, Ancient Greek: Πόλαι, Polae) is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula, with a population of 57,460 (2011).

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Quick-firing gun

A quick-firing gun (in U.S. parlance, 'rapid-firing') is an artillery piece, typically a gun or howitzer, which has several characteristics which taken together mean the weapon can fire at a fast rate.

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Rimini (Latin: Ariminum) is a city of 146,606 inhabitants in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy and capital city of the Province of Rimini.

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Scuttling is the act of deliberately sinking a ship by allowing water to flow into the hull.

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Shëngjin (Albanian for St. John, Italian: San Giovanni di Medua) is a coastal town and a former municipality in the Lezhë County, northwestern Albania.

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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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SM UB-3 was a German Type UB I submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She disappeared on her first patrol in May 1915, and was the first of her class to be lost.

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Strait of Otranto

The Strait of Otranto (Kanali i Otrantos; Canale d'Otranto) connects the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea and separates Italy from Albania.

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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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Svetozar Boroević

Generalfeldmarschall Svetozar Boroević (or Borojević) (13 December 1856 – 23 May 1920) was an Austro-Hungarian field marshal from the Croatian Military Frontier, who was described as one of the finest defensive strategists of the First World War.

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Town-class cruiser (1910)

The Town class was a group of twenty-one light cruisers built for the Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN). These vessels were long-range cruisers, suitable for patrolling the vast expanse covered by the British Empire. These ships, initially rated as Second Class Cruisers, were built to a series of designs, known as the Bristol (five ships), Weymouth (four ships), Chatham (three RN ships, plus three RAN ships), Birmingham (three ships, plus one similar RAN ship) and Birkenhead (two ships) classes - all having the names of British towns except for the RAN ships, which were named after Australian cities.

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

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United States Naval Institute

The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues.

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Vienna (Wien) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Vlorë is a coastal town and municipality in southern Albania.

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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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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SM_U-16_(Austria-Hungary)

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