|Ship name||Submarine U 69|
|Scale||1 : 72|
|Photos 1||Photos of the model|
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The German submarine U 69 was launched 2 November 1940. On 17 February 1943 the ship was sunk by the British destroyer "Viscount" when attacking a convoy east of Newfoundland.
The crew were 44 to 51 men, depending on assignment and operating area.
Technical data: Construction type VII C; length 67.10 m; width 6.18 m; draught 4.50 m; total height 9.55 m; total displacement 1070 t; design depth 100 m; tested depth 165 m; (calculated) depth for destruction 280 m; diesel tank max. 113 t; battery 2 x 62 cells with 9160 Ah when discharged over 20 hours, weight of batteries 62 t; two diesel engines with 3200 hp in total; weapon systems: a naval gun 88 mm, a flak 20 mm, 14 torpedoes 533 mm. Operating range 8500 nautical miles at 10 knots or 6100 nm at 12 kn or 3250 nm at 17 kn. Range under water 80 nm at 4 kn or 120 nm at 2 kn.
This model of the submarine U 69 is a fine and beautiful piece of work. The model is made of plastic, set on a wooden board.
The model is 1 : 72 scale. Length is 96 cm, width 12 cm (both defined by the board), height is 25 cm.
Here is a set of photos of the model. Click images to enlarge!
This model has already been sold. The pictures and the data are shown in the gallery of the ship models sold only to let enthusiasts and model makers enjoy the photos and maybe get ideas or some guidance, if someone builds such a model by himself.