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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:46 am

    Just for curiosity's sake, I wonder if anyone has ever counted the number of holes and slots in both the deck and the hull in a Type V11 U boat?


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    Post  willte Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:04 pm

    approx.  904 on the deck alone    willie  384 on the hull. happy drilling
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:23 pm

    Ye Gods, Willie...you counted them? That's...one thousand and...and...a perishing lot!

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    Post  willte Thu Jan 23, 2014 7:44 pm

    and that not counting the slots on the conning tower around the gun inplacement and periscopes holes etc

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