Reproduction German U-Boat Submarine Captains Peaked cap with years of ageing and numerous heavy oil stains and some worn and tarnished areas as worn by the Captain of Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock. Made famous by the film 'Das Boot'.
Tomando el sol y respirando aire fresco en la cubierta del submarino Alemán Uboot U-3 (Tipo IIB). En la torreta se ve el emblema pintado. Primer destino del Oberleutnant ascendido a Kapitänleutnant Joachim Schepke entre el 29/10/38 y el 02/01/40. En sus tres patrullas de combate, con una tripulación de 24 hombres, logró hundir 2 buques mercantes, con un registro bruto de 2.339 toneladas.
German U-Boat Kreigsmarine Chief Engineers Peaked cap. This cap has been made to look 70+ years old. Commanded by Hans Lehmann it sunk two ships and damaged one other. U-997 was attacked by an escort ship in Nov 1944 and depth charged by an Allied U-boat hunter group in April 1945. It officially capitulated in May 1945 and was sunk by the British in Lisahally or Loch Ryan for Operation Deadlight.
The was a Type VIIC U-Boat of the German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down on August 1940 by Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack and launched on April 1941 and commissioned on May 1941 under the command of Oberleutnant Ernst Vogelsang.