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U-33 Flotilla sub

U-33 Flotilla sub Image
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High quality reproduction hand made from cotton material.

U-33

Type
VIIA

Ordered25 Mar 1935
Laid down1 Sep 1935F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 556)
Launched11 Jun 1936
Commissioned25 Jul 1936Kptlt. Ottoheinrich Junker
Commanders
25 Jul 1936 -28 Oct 1938 Ottoheinrich Junker
22 Nov 1936 -20 Dec 1936 Kptlt. Kurt Freiwald
3 Jun 1937 -25 Jul 1937 Kptlt. Kurt Freiwald
29 Oct 1938 -12 Feb 1940 Kptlt. Hans-Wilhelm von Dresky
Career
3 patrols
25 Jul 1936-31 Aug 1939 2. Flottille (active service)
1 Sep 1939-31 Dec 1939 2. Flottille (active service)
1 Jan 1940-12 Feb 1940 2. Flottille (active service)
Successes10 ships sunk, total tonnage 19,261 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 3,670 GRT
Fate
Sunk 12 Feb, 1940 in the Firth of Clyde, in position 55.25N, 05.07W, by depth charges from the British minesweeper HMS Gleaner. 25 dead and 17 survivors.

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