S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by Manuferey » 27 Nov 2014 14:51

Etienne,

The two pictures show the remains of two French submarines sabotaged by the French Navy in the Arsenal in June 1940 before the fall of the city, the ROLAND MORILLOT and the LA PRAYA. The destruction of the ROLAND MORILLOT on June 18, 1940 led to a fire that destroyed the roof of the building.

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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by moonraker » 27 Nov 2014 15:00

hello manu you are right.
yes I know but one place.in the right S-boot you saw the building not redone ...
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by jopaerya » 02 Dec 2014 17:06

One of the S-boot bunkers in Cherbourg in building process , photo is from Ebay .
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by Manuferey » 03 Dec 2014 02:19

Picture probably taken in late 1940 since the concrete vault was finished in January 1941 from what I've read.

Here is the same bunker today in the Bassin Napoleon III. The same big white building next to it still stands.

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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by moonraker » 11 Dec 2014 13:18

hi
here others photo afther the war. back the S-boot base
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by moonraker » 24 Nov 2015 14:24

hello,
some photo ebay.de
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by dirk Peeters » 26 Nov 2015 10:41

could this be cherbourg the S boot bunker?
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by jopaerya » 26 Nov 2015 10:43

Nice stills from the movie , Dirk

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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by dirk Peeters » 27 Nov 2015 12:49

2015-11-27_124756.jpg
another one
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by dirk Peeters » 27 Nov 2015 13:11

a better one
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by Manuferey » 27 Nov 2015 23:33

Dirk,

This is the torpedo bunker attached to the S-Bunker of Bassin Napoléon III.

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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by dirk Peeters » 28 Nov 2015 08:56

Thanks Manu
is there a plan ?
on this map (unknown source) it is written tranformer house
Torpedo bunker looks more logical
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by wimve » 28 Nov 2015 10:17

Looking at the clean cut between the roof and walls.
It seems there was a serious problem when pouring the concrete of the roof.
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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by Manuferey » 28 Nov 2015 15:31

Dirk,

Thank you for the map. I did not know about the transformer building. I had identified the large building perpendicular to the S-Bunker as a torpedo bunker. Based on the damages, a large quantity of explosives being detonated makes sense.

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Re: S-boot bunker at Cherbourg

Post by SES » 28 Nov 2015 15:52

wimve wrote:Looking at the clean cut between the roof and walls.
It seems there was a serious problem when pouring the concrete of the roof.
I was wondering too. I think the roof was built after the walls had set.
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