U-Boat Type XXVIIB “Seehund” (early)

WWII German Midget Submarine

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Box
Item number
S.006
Scale
1:72
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
U-Boat Type XXVIIB Seehund U-5329, K-Flottilla 312, Ijmuiden, February 1945.
Markings
U-Boat Type XXVIIB Seehund, Lehrkdo 300, Surendorf, May 1945.
Box size
247 x 183 x 33 mm
Number of details
36
Model size (length x height)
165 x 54 mm

The Seehund (“Seal”) was the most effective of German midget submarines. The project XXVIIB was designed in spring 1944. Serial production was developed in Schichau Werk in Elbing and Germania Werft in Kiel. Up to the end of war there were built 285 units.

Since January 1945 they took active part in combat. Seehund midget submarines served in 312 K-Flottilla based in Ijmuiden (Holland). They accomplished 142 combat actions and sunk 9 Allied ships.

After the end of war 4 Seehund submarines served in French Navy up to 1956.

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Item number
S.006
Scale
1:72
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
U-Boat Type XXVIIB Seehund U-5329, K-Flottilla 312, Ijmuiden, February 1945.
Markings
U-Boat Type XXVIIB Seehund, Lehrkdo 300, Surendorf, May 1945.
Box size
247 x 183 x 33 mm
Number of details
36
Model size (length x height)
165 x 54 mm
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