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|62k||U-1406 at her moorings.||Photo submitted by Robert Hurst.|
|107k||"The pictured shows the damaged German "Walter" Type XVIIB U-Boat U-1406 at the administration Building Howaldswerke Kiel, shortly after being raised in early July 1945. U-1406 was allocated to the US Navy as a war prize, but though it was taken to the USA in 1945 it was never repaired or taken into service, being disposed of in 1948. The Royal Navy later conducted trials with her sister ship, U-1407, as HMS Meteorite, to gain experience in hydrogen-peroxide propulsion technologies, but only after it had undergone a very long and expensive refit".||Photo i.d. courtesy of Sascha Hornbach.|
Text courtesy of Derek Waller
Photo originaly appeared in the book "Vom Original Zum Modell - Uboottyp XVII - Walter Uboote" by Rossler and Kohl. Photo credit: Sahlin/Lindberg. Photo via the courtesy of chinfo.navy.mil., and submitted by Antoine Lenormand.
|151k||U-1406 being lifted out of the water after being raised in Kiel, Germany, May 1945.||Photo i.d. courtesy of Sascha Hornbach.|
Photo submitted by Robert Hurst.
|82k||Cut out of the Walter Type XVIIB U-1406.||Photo originaly appeared in the book "Vom Original Zum Modell - Uboottyp XVII - Walter Uboote" by Rossler and Kohl. Photo credit: Sahlin/Lindberg, submitted by Antoine Lenormand.|
|214k||Walter Type XVIIB Schematics.||Photo submitted by Robert Hurst.|
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