This timeline covers
the naval war between the Allied and Axis navies between the years
1939 and 1945. This area includes the North and South Atlantic
Oceans, plus the Arctic Ocean and North Sea. The Baltic and Caribbean
Sea's are also included.
like to pay the highest tribute for the most gallant fight
put up against impossible odds"
After the sinking of the Bismarck
Vice Admiral John
Grand Admiral Karl
German Type-II U-Boat
The Type II's were the first submarines
to be produced by Germany after the Versailles treaty
was broken. They were short range and displaced just
over 300 tons, carried a crew of 25 and were armed with
six 533mm torpedoes fired through three forward tubes.