(typed in soluble ink)   Copy No. 135__
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Standing War Order of B.d.U. Op.  -  No. 174
The Corvette
  This is an English escort ship, which is being built in great numbers specially for fighting U-boats.  
          Size:  somewhere between 800 and 1,200 tons.  
          Speed:  Approximately 20 s.m.  
                 (according to other accounts only 12 s.m.)
          Armament:  1 - 10 cm. gun, machine-guns, depth charges.  
          Appearance:  See sketch.  Some of the corvettes have two slender, tall torpedo-boat masts.  
                                                                                 signed Dönitz  



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