U-Boot Wilhelm Bauer
Explore an original WW II submarine in the museum harbour of Bremerhaven.
This type of submarine was the first ever capable to complete a whole mission submerged, by maintaining a relatively high speed. It revolutionized the submarine design worldwide.
The submarine “Wilhelm Bauer” has never been in combat. It was scuttled by the own crew near the end of WW II.
1957 it was salvaged and after refit used as a training vessel in the Federal German Navy.