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identification of U boot, please.

Article about: Hello, not sure what nationality it might be eighter.... Could anyone ID this ship, please. It is in metal mounted on a woden plate, in order to hang on a wall. +/- 30 cm long.

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    Hello,

    not sure what nationality it might be eighter....
    Could anyone ID this ship, please.
    It is in metal mounted on a woden plate, in order to hang on a wall.
    +/- 30 cm long.
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    identification of U boot, please.  
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    No one?
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    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Are you sure it's a U-Boat, might it be a American sub?

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    Hey Chris,

    no not sure at all what it is.
    My first impression was German, but the seller tought also it would be American.
    On a French forum i all ready got two answers going for German VIIc types....
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    I'll dig out my U-Boat book and see . Some of my weapons books may have US subs so I'll see what I can find.

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    It certainly looks like a Type VIIC

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Hey Nick,

    thanks for the reply.

    And nice visor as avatar!
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    With that prominent side blast tanks it does look like a Type VII C .

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