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U995 and Memorial

German submarine U-995 is a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. She was laid down on 25 November 1942 by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, Germany, and commissioned on 16 September 1943 with Oberleutnant zur See Walter Köhntopp in command.

 

She is the only remaining intact type VII left in the world and one of only 4 German WWII U boats on display.

 

The memorial Is centered around the 60 story tower which you can go to the top of and you can also go under neath where there is a further memorial it is quite moving and while we were visiting the family's and relatives of one sunken crew arrived to have a short remembrance ceromony.

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Taken on April 4, 2016