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West German Submarine U-5 / S-184 of the Type 205 class

West German Submarine U-5 / S-184 of the Type 205 class

Bought this postcard on a fleamarket for a while ago, but can't find out which they are.
Hope somebody can help me out with this.
Thanks in advance

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Looks like a GUPPY conversion of a USN WW2 fleetboat ( either Balao , Tench , Gato I guess ) but can't find her in my notes just now
 

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Steve could this be the Type 205 West German Navy S-184 submarine ?? Fin looks wrong by photos I have but i'm struggling to find any other similar types with this pennant number

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Confirmed that this is the U-5 ( S-184 ) of the Type 205 class of West German diesel electric submarines built in the 1960's
 

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Dont involve me in these infernal machines Davie - most unsporting things ever invented.
She si ideed the ex U5 of the type 205 single hull submarine, they were built for the shallow waters on the Baltic and although no longer used ( I think) by Germany Denmark also had two of them and called them the Tumleren class, 13 boats were built inc the danish jobs between 1962 and 1970 ( the Danish boats being the final two. most were scrapped bu a couple or maybe three are museum ships in Germany.
L 44 B 4.6 Draft 4.3 Mts ( presumedly a surfaced draft !!) disp 450 on the top and 500 tonnes submerged. max depth 100 mts
Machinery : Single screw Surfaced twim Mercedes-Benz V12 Diesels 600 BHP each, submeged a single 1,100 Kw motor
Armed with eight 533mm Torpedo tubes - reloads unknown
Crew 22
Use - Diesel electic Hunter-Killer
Steve
 

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Thanks Davie and Steve.
I think we have cleared out the three objects now (W68, A55 & S184), to see their history go to my homepage.
Regards Rolf
 

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