red lighting when attacking while submerged

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red lighting when attacking while submerged

Post by perry stirling » 29 Jun 2005 14:19



were the u-boats running with dim red lighting when approaching a target while submerged. thx.
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Post by WOLF1 » 30 Jun 2005 16:54

I always thought the Red lighting was used for the transition from inside the boat, aircraft, bunker, tank etc. to darkness on the outside.
The red light allows your eyes to focus easer in the dark.
I would imagine that it would not be used while submerged as no light, no matter what color could be seen from outside the boat (no windows or opening) only regular (white) lighting would be used while under way and when they needed to come from inside the boat to the outside darkness they would and still do use the red lighting.

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Post by perry stirling » 30 Jun 2005 17:19

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thx for reply. i'm afraid i wasn't clear. i meant to ask wht the lighting would be inside the submarine while submerged and moving into position to attack. thx.
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Post by Auseklis » 01 Jul 2005 16:24

It's also dark outside if you look through the periscope at night...

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Post by WOLF1 » 01 Jul 2005 17:52

here ther reply from Uboat.net Forum regaurding use of red light inside a U-Boat:

Also used for battle stations....eg. torpedo attacks at nights.


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