U Boats found (Aug., 2008)

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  1. comiso90

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    very cool
     
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    That is an amazing story. I had never heard about this before. Thanks for the info Comiso! I'll have to read up on these subs. I cannot believe they were transported over land!
     
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    Because the Black sea is oxygen depleted these U-boats will not have any corrosion problems. They will still be in near working order.

    Also because they were scuttled, they are not war graves and are open for salvage.

    Wouldn't that be cool ?
     
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    Only geeks like you guys understand how cool it is!!

    Dare to think that you can take a ride in a U-Boat!!!?

    :D

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    Very interesting Comiso!:shocked!: Thanks for sharing.:cool:
     
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    Very nice! Hope they're raised and turned into museums or such.
     
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    Yuck!!!!

    Museums ?

    They did that with U-505 and cut a bloody great hole in it's side. Nope only those prepared to offer rides (including dives) need apply. Geeks unite to vanquish the threat of museum creeps.

    Dive dive dive
     
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    Great find, looking forward to seeing what happens to them. Would be great to see a working U-boat. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    They had to be. The waterways gaining them access to the Black Sea were closed off due to Turkish neutrality. Only 85 miles of the trip were on a road anyhow. Between Dresden and Ingolstadt they were transported by road. The rest of the way they utilized the Elbe and Danube rivers.
     
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