CONFIDENTIAL REPORT 2G-9C
S62-4
     
 
FORMER GERMAN SUBMARINE TYPE IXC
 
 
 
 
BATTERIES, STORAGE, SUBMARINE PROPELLING
 
     
 
NOTE
 
     
          The German battery, type 44MAL740, installed in this class vessel has been the subject of special interest by the Bureau of Ships, Code 660s and the Nav Tech Mission Europe.  
          At the direction of the Bureau cells of this type have been shipped to various Naval and commercial activities for detailed exploitation.  Report have not been received by the Shipyard for incorporation in this report, however, it is expected that detailed reports will be forwarded to the Bureau of Ships and reference should be made to them when they become available.  The following activities have been studying these batteries.  
          Bureau of Ships, Code 660s  
          Naval Research Laboratory, Anacostia, D.C.  
          Material Laboratory, New York Naval Shipyard  
          Exide Storage Battery Company  
          National Storage Battery Company  
  In addition it is understood that Nav Tech Report 210-45 of August 1945 pertains to German batteries of various types, their construction and methods employed in their manufacture.  This report is not available in the shipyard.  
          The German practice with regard to battery installation is discussed in detail in Nav Tech Report 310-45 of August 1945.  
          In addition German Instruction Books listed below contain considerable information with regard to installation and operation of these batteries:  
          (a)  Beschreibung und Betriebvorschrift für die Akkumulatoranlage.  (Description and Operation for the Battery system).  
     
 
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          (b)  Beschriebung und Betriebvorschrift der Batterie U Boote Type IXC  (Description and OPerating Instructions of the Battery Submarines Type IXC).  
          (c)  Beschriebung und Betriebvorschrift der Batterie auf U Booten Bauart IXD1 und 2.  (Description and Operating Instructions for the Battery of Submarine Types IXD1 and 2).  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
July, 1946
 
 
 
 
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD, PORTSMOUTH, N. H.
 
     
 
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