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MV Capella - One of two remaning German WW2 concrete ships

MV Capella - One of two remaning German WW2 concrete ships

During almost all of World War II, Germany was constantly short of raw material. In order to save iron, German engineers revived an idea that was first conceived in France in 1848 - Concrete Ships.
Starting in 1940, a series of fifty concrete ships was build in shipyards along the Baltic Sea. They were used as supply ships for the German Navy operating in the Baltic Sea and the N...
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Powell River Breakwater

Powell River Breakwater

Of all the concrete ships built during World War I and II, only 10 are known to still be afloat. These ships form a massive floating breakwater on the Malaspina Strait in the city of Powell River in British Columbia, Canada.

The breakwater was constructed to protect the logging pond of the Powell River Company pulp and paper mill (later purchased by Pacifica Papers).

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Liberty Ships of WWII

Liberty Ships of WWII

Only 2 out of 2751 Liberty ships survived over the years.

The Liberty ships were cargo ships built in the United States during World War II. They were cheap and quick to build, and came to symbolize U.S. wartime industrial output. Based on vessels ordered by Britain to replace ships torpedoed by German U-boats, they were purchased for the U.S. fleet and for lend-lease provision t...
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Wreck of the MV Creteblock near to Whitby, North Yorkshire

Wreck of the MV Creteblock near to Whitby, North Yorkshire

During the First World War, shortage of steel led to the construction of a number of experimental ships out of ferro-concrete (reinforced concrete). The remains of one of these ships, the tug ‘Creteblock’ now lay on Whitby Scaur. In 1927 the Creteblock was decommissioned and the hulk sat in Whitby harbour until after the Second World War, when it was towed out to sea to be intentionally sunk. O...
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A1412 Frankfurt Am Main

A1412 Frankfurt Am Main

Type 702 Berlin class replenishment ships are the largest vessels of the Deutsche Marine (German Navy). In German, this type of ship is called Einsatzgruppenversorger which can be translated as task force supplier though the official designation in English is combat support ship. They are intended to support German naval units away from their home ports.

The ships carry fuel, pro...
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3rd Ace of the Deep - Erich Topp

3rd Ace of the Deep - Erich Topp

In this file, you will find all sunken ships with the information (some with pictures) about these ships. Also a small overview of his live in the german navy. Special thanks for information to u-boat.net.
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The Ace of the Deep - Otto Kretschmer

The Ace of the Deep - Otto Kretschmer

In this file, you will find all sunken ships with the information (some with pictures) about these ships. Also a small overview of his live in the german navy. Special thanks for information to u-boat.net.
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9th Ace of the Deep - Guenther Prien

9th Ace of the Deep - Guenther Prien

In this file, you will find all sunken ships with the information (some with pictures) about these ships. Also a small overview of his live in the german navy. Special thanks for information to u-boat.net.
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4th Ace of the Deep - Heinrich Liebe

4th Ace of the Deep - Heinrich Liebe

In this file, you will find all sunken ships with the information (some with pictures) about these ships. Also a small overview of his live in the german navy. Special thanks for information to u-boat.net.
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2nd Ace of the Deep - Wolfgang Lueth

2nd Ace of the Deep - Wolfgang Lueth

In this file, you will find all sunken ships with the information (some with pictures) about these ships. Also a small overview of his live in the german navy. Special thanks for information to u-boat.net.
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5th Ace of the Deep - Viktor Schuetze

5th Ace of the Deep - Viktor Schuetze

In this file, you will find all sunken ships with the information (some with pictures) about these ships. Also a small overview of his live in the german navy. Special thanks for information to u-boat.net.
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8th Ace of the Deep - Herbert Schultze

8th Ace of the Deep - Herbert Schultze

In this file, you will find all sunken ships with the information (some with pictures) about these ships. Also a small overview of his life in the German Navy. Special thanks for information to u-boat.net.
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