My version of a Type VII C boat with the identification “U552”. Basic kit Revell 05015. Scale 1:72. The model is approx .: 94 cm long and has a height (including stand) of approx .: 21 cm. The model represents the original from the period from September 1940 to March 1941. Shipyard: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Construction contract: September 25, 1939 Build number: 528 Keel laid: December 1, 1939 Launched: September 14, 1940 Commissioning: December 4, 1940 Assignments: 15 ventures Sinkings: 30 ships (152,250 GRT) 2 warships (1,710 t) Whereabouts: sunk on May 5, 1945 (rainbow order) The rainbow command: On May 5, 1945, U 552 was self-scuttled by its crew in the entrance of the western chamber of the Raederschleuse in Wilhelmshaven in accordance with the long-standing rainbow order that was canceled by Grand Admiral Dönitz on the evening of May 4, 1945. After the war, the wreck was blown up by the British and then scrapped. Built by Markus Duhr, Bremen Germany
German submarine U-552
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Type VII C boat – Revell Kit 05015
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