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Photographer:Frank Behrends [View profile]Title:FGS U9 S188Added:Jun 26, 2007
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Photo Category: Museum Ships
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The submarine U9 was built by the Kieler Howaldtswerke and put into service on 11 April 1967. The boat belongs to the submarine classification 205 and thus to the third generation of German U-boats. It weights 466 tons, is 46 m long, 5 m wide and has a draught of 4 m. The nominal submerged depth was 100 m, and it was armed with eight torpedo-guns at the bow. The U9, which is also completely accessible for the visitors of the Technik MUSEUM SPEYER, was transported from Wilhelmshaven to Speyer in a highly spectacular action.

U9 - Type 205
Displacement surfaced: 450 t
Displacement submerged: 500 t
Length: 43.9 m
Beam: 4.6 m
Draft: 4.3 m
Range surfaced: at 5 kn 4200 nm
Range submerged: at 4 kn 228 nm
Propulsion: 2 x 600 hp Mercedes-Benz V12-4-stroke-diesel engines,
each coupled to a BBC generator, 1 x 1100 kW SSW electric motor
Max. depth: 100 m
Launching tubes: 8 x 533 mm torpedo tubes
Complement: 18 enlisted, 4 officers
Pennant number: S188
Name: U9
Commissioned: April 11, 1967
Decommissioned: June 3, 1993

seen at TECHNIK MUSEUM SPEYER , Germany on 04.05.07
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Pennant no.:S188
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