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Old 08-01-2012, 20:29
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Default German High Seas Fleet U boats WWI Pictures sought

I am seeking photos of U boats of WWI of the German High Seas Fleet for helping an associate for a project to recreate many in digital form. thank you for help on this.

these boats especially would be helpful as many are being recreated in 3D:

U-19 class
U-66 class
U-63 class
U-93 class
U-139 cruiser subs
UB-II class
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Old 09-01-2012, 20:44
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I found a thread here with some very nice photos thanks for that, and any additional suggestions are very much appreciated. It must have been tough duty in those old boats, looking at the exposed con station on the conning tower, and imagining what the quarters must have been like with that stage of technology, it must have been very hard. I wonder if there are any good accounts written by officers or crew of that era. I suppose the mortality rate was less than in WWII, i wonder what the overall figures of total number of boats and total number of ships sunk might me. They had some spectacular successes for sure, but it sounds like the convoy system did the trick for the allies in both wars.
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If you're looking for crew accounts, try this site. A lot of copyright expired texts from the era you are interested in such as this:

http://www.archive.org/details/WasJe...bootWissenMuss

I did a quick search of 'uboat' for you:

http://www.archive.org/search.php?qu...iatype%3Atexts

The problem you may have is any accounts will be in German. But you'll only get out of it the same effort (searching) that you put into it.
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I dont mind the german part, i can do some and my father can help with some too. He did not want us to learn it but he is fluent and was there during the war.

I had three cousins who were U boat skippers in the WWII but they went down with their boats.

thanks for that ...i tried a search and found that one thread and will keep working on it. thanks for that link for references. It is a remarkable era to read about the early days of the U boats in Germany, it sounds like they worked very hard on the research and many of the boats in actual service were actually semi experimental it sounds like.
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You can obtain a very detailed plan of the S.M. U-Kreuzer U 139 Kapitšnleutnant Schwieger from Christian Schmidt in Germany.

http://www.christian-schmidt.com/pro...49&language=en
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thank you very much, that is much appreciated.
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Some early boats,not sure if you want the early one?
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Danke and thank you very much those are both nice photographs and the first one is the best example of that view which i have seen many times but this one is especially in fine focus and resolution. thank you very much.
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