german German Navy (Kriegsmarine) 1935-1945 U-738 (+1944)
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general
nationality german
purpose war
type submarine
subtype/class VII C class submarine (ger.)
VII C class submarine (ger.) U-260 [+1945]
propulsion diesel and batteries
date built 1942
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 864.7  disp (subm)
dimensions 67.1 x 6.18 x 4.74 m
material steel
engine 2 × supercharged (Germaniawerft or MAN), 6-cylinder, 4-stroke M6V 40/46 diesels (3200 hp), 2 electric motors (750 hp), 2 x 62 batteries
armament 14 torpedoes, 5 x T.T. 53.3 cm, 4 (fwd), 1 (aft), 1 x 8.8 cm L/45 deck gun, 1 x 2 cm or 2 x 2 cm or 1 x 3.7 A.A.
power 3200  h.p.
speed 17.6  knots
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cause lost collision
date lost 14/02/1944  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Schichau F. Werft (Ferdinand Schichau), Danzig & Elbing
owner
German Navy (Kriegsmarine) 1935-1945
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complement 44~57
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entered 28/09/2007
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Allen Tony28/09/2007U-738 was a German submarine Type VIIC. She was sunk on the 14th February 1944 in the Baltic Sea near Gotenhafen after a collision with the SS Erna. 22 dead and 24 survivors. Raised on the 3rd March 1944 and stricken. Broken up in 1944.
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German Navy (Kriegsmarine) 1935-1945

Kriegsmarine is the name of the Navy of Germany during WWII, not to be confused with Imperial German Navy, which is the German Navy during WWI and before.
 
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 Schichau F. Werft (Ferdinand Schichau), Danzig & Elbing
since 1945 in Bremerhaven
 
 
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