U 20

Turkey,Black Sea

The German uboat U-20 was laid down at Germaniwerft in Kiel and launched in January 1936. She did 16 patrols in second world war, and in 1939 she laid out mines in the North Sea and outside the coast of England. The coming patrols resulted in several ships sunk, before she was sent to Romaina as a training boat, followed by active duty in 30.Flotille. During her career she sank a total of 16 ships before she herself was scuttled by her own crew outside the coast of Turkey 10.September 1944. The wreck was found in 2008 on a depth of 25 meter outside Karasu in Turkey. Also see the wreck of U-23.

Former names:
U 20

140,1 x 91,2 x 13,5 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
279 displ ( surfaced )
Kiel ( D ) 1936
Constanta( RO )

Picture: U2, type IIA German uboat
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