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|The building of the U-boat bunker started in January 1941 and in September 1941 the first boat, U-372, used the first ready pen. The U-boat bunker at Brest was 333 metres wide, 192 metres long and roughly 17 metres high. The area covered was a record 52,000 square metres. The bunker was actually two structures, the first consisting of 13 pens, A to E and 1 to 8, the second of pens 9 and 10. The...||08/05/2005||2,126|
|Home of the late Edith Bouvier Beale known as Grey Gardens. Featured in the 1975 documentary, "Grey Gardens." Mrs. Beale was Jacqueline Kennedy's aunt.||10/07/2009||759|
|Battleship HMS Royal Oak sunken by U-Boat Ace Gunther Prien in Scapa Flow is still "alive" in Royal Navy.The wreck is now an official war grave and there is an annual commemoration service. Royal Navy divers go down to the ship and raise a White Ensign in memory of the 833 crew killed.|
|The Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was a landing craft used extensively in World War II. The craft was designed by Andrew Higgins of Louisiana, United States based on boats made for operating in swamps and marshes. More than 20,000 were built, by Higgins Industries and licensees. |
Typically constructed from plywood, this shallow-draft, barge-like boat co...
|This is the harbor for the SBS (Special Boat Service), the British Royal Navy's special forces unit.||01/14/2007||448|
|This boat is travelling really fast. Has a big wake (bigger than the boat itself).||05/28/2006||375|
|Edmund B. Gustorf Boat House|
Built in 1922 by a traveling salesman and marine enthusiast, this landlocked boat on the city's east side has never seen the water, although the Milwaukee River flows enticingly nearby. The "boat" is roughly 65 ft long with a beam of 18 ft....
|A boat rams into the side of another boat, Russia.||10/28/2006||807|
|Looks like someone on the little boat made some people on the big boat mad because the big boat is chasing the little boat and he is way too close to it.||05/28/2007||1,519|
|The purpose of the bunker was to construct U-boats (submarines). The 9 parts of the specific U-boat, U-boat XXI, were already finished. In the bunker they would put all the parts together and then a complete U-boat would leave the bunker.|
The bunker is built next to the Weser, the plan was to dig a channel to the bunker so the U-boat could easily get in and out, they never had the ...
|It is so cool when things are happening as the satellite passes by. Here is a boat (a big boat) going through a (small) drawbridge. This is the Brightman Bridge on the Fall river about 44 miles south of Boston. Look at all the cars backed up on both sides of the drawbridge.||07/09/2005||1,480|
|The Anderton Boat Lift near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in north-west England provides a 50 feet (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal.|
Built in 1875, the boat lift was in use for over 100 years until it was closed due to corrosion in 1983. Restoration started in 2001 and the boat lift was re-opened in 2002....
|The planning of a U-boat bunker in Bergen started already in late 1940 by Organization Todt, who also made a special group called "Einzatzgruppe wiking". They were set to coordinate the building of the U-boat bunker, as well as other bunkers along the coast. The construction of bunker "Bruno" started one year later. The bunker had 7 pens, including 3 dry-docks and 3 "we...||10/20/2006||2,188|