Digital full size plans on Cd Scale 1/12 German Hecht 3-man midget-submarines Two battery powered Torpedoes
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Digital full size plans on Cd
Not a printed plan and no material supplied
Digital Full Size Plan prints on a sheet 42" x 20" 20lb bond
No pages of instructions some building notes and illustrations on plans
Digital Files are TIFF,JPEG and PDF
Printing………..MAY BE DONE AT A COPY HOUSE
…………………………ALSO INCLUDED INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRINTING AT HOME
Two battery powered Torpedoes
These 3-man midget-submarines were of type XXVII of which 53 (U-2111 - U-2113 and U-2251 - U-2300) were commissioned into the Krieg marine. Designed in 1944 to attach limpet mines to ships at anchor but the vessel was required to do more tasks which forced a change in design which proved unsatisfactory in most aspects.
This boat really had too limited range (78 miles at 3 knots surfaced and 40 miles at 6 knots submerged) for successful torpedo attacks. The first of 53 boats was delivered from Germaniawerft in Kiel, in May 1944 and 3 of these boats were outfitted with one magnetic mine holder instead of a torpedo but none of those saw action. The Hecht boats were only used for training purposes.