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Top Secret.
Copy No. 171
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Current Order No. 60 of November 1944
 
     
 
Torpedo Equipment
 
     
  1.  U-boats are to be equipped with torpedoes as follows:  
     
 
a) Atlantic.        
           
  Type VIIc ("Lut" boat)
forward:
  3  T V, 5  T IIIa Lut
   
aft:
  2  T V  
  Type VIIc (without "Lut")
forward:
  3  T V 5  T IIIa Fat 2
   
aft:
  2  T V  
  Type IXc ("Lut" boat)
forward:
  4  T V 6  T IIIa Lut
   
aft:
  2  T V 2  T IIIa Lut (2  T IIIa Fat II)
  Type IXc (without "Lut")
forward:
  4  T V 6  T IIIa Fat II
   
aft:
  2  T V 2  T IIIa Fat II
  Type IXd ("Lut" boat)
forward:
  2  T V 8  T IIIa Lut
   
aft:
  2  T V 2  T IIIa Lut (2  T IIIa Fat II)
   
Upper deck:
  T I Fat I as far as possible.
  Type IXd (without "Lut")
forward:
  2  T V 8  T IIIa Fat II
   
aft:
  2  T V 2  T IIIa Fat II
   
Upper deck:
  T I Fat I as far as possible.
  Type XXI  ("Lut" boat)
     
  Type XXIII ("Lut" boat)
2  T IIIa "Lut"
  Type XXIII (without "Lut")
2  T IIIa Fat II
   
     
b) Northern Waters
     
   
     
  Type VIIc a (as Atlantic)
     
                   b  in winter on special order of C.C. Northern Waters
  Type VIIc ("Lut" boat)
forward:
  3  T V 3  T I Lut, 2  T IIIa Lut
   
aft:
  2  TV  
           
c) Baltic boats operating against the enemy.
           
  As for atlantic boats.        
 
     
  2.  Loading (according to Number 1) as far as the torpedo situation of the submarine base permits.  In other cases, U-boats are to be equipped with other kinds of torpedoes for which is to be observed, Standing Order No. 313 of C.C. U-boats, concerning the assembly of torpedoes available for the individual types of U-boats.  
     
  3.  Current Order No, 40 of April 1944 in use up to now to be extracted from the book and destroyed.  
     
                                                                    2 Naval War Staff/C.C. U-boats  
                                                                         Operational Top Secret Matter  
                                                                                     7968 W +  
     
  (Destroyed (handwriting) + unreadable signature)  
     
     
     
     
     
     

 


 

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