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U-2540, Wilhelm Bauer

This boat was build in 1945, but never saw any war action. The boat was scuttled by her own crew in the Baltic. It was salvaged in 1957 and taken into service by the German navy as a research vessel. In 1982 she retired.

U-boot type XXI (1945). 76.70 meters long.

Two genuine turrets with each 2 x a 20 mm AA gun.

Fabrication marks on the propellor shaft.

The entrance of the museum.