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U-Boot Type XXI in Detail

Part 4

n Text by Frank Spahr
n Photos by Frank Spahr

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View into the control room. 


Navigatior's table


More valves ... these are for the trim cells.


View over seats for steering crew into lower deck with auxiliary engine room


"Christmas tree”, the set of valves to control diving cells


Dive plane controls


Controls for electrical engines, speaking tube visible


View of the periscope. The control room configuration was changed to test different steering systems simultaneously. After decomissioning, the conning tower has been rebuilt to the original state, but neither the bridge nor the upper deck are accessible for visitors.


Controls for periscopes, snorkel and antennae


Another view of the periscope.


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