Schnellboote S130

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Schnellboote S130

Post by RF » Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:08 am

Members of the forum may be interested in a press article I saw in the Wolverhampton Express and Star last night.

A private collector (unamed) has acquired the frame of S130, which was involved in the action in 1944 where US landing craft engaged in D Day landing preparations were ambushed off Slapton Sands and some 700 US soldiers were killed, with a view to reconstruction and eventual use as an educational tool.
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Re: Schnellboote S130

Post by celticmarine10 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:10 am

I would love to hear more about this, if you still have info. I realize that this is 2 years late...I did a bit of research on schnellboots, and still have interest for them!
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Re: Schnellboote S130

Post by tommy303 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:40 pm


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Re: Schnellboote S130

Post by delcyros » Sun Mar 06, 2011 12:48 am

My grandfather served on various E-boats during the joint operations of 5th & 9th Schnellbootflotilla in the channel 1943-44, including the attack on Lyme Bay serving in S-138 with five other boats of the 5th and three of the 9th to participate, one of which S-130 was.

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