Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by jopaerya » 06 Nov 2016 21:09

Hello Natter

The date is on these documents are 30-09-1944 and the 07-10-1944 , these documents are old kopy's from the BAMA .
Sofar I have never seen any other information from Spinne torpedo's in naval KTB in the Atlantikwall . On the picture
you can also see the lighthouse that should be used as observation post, so on the left the Keizersbolwerk .

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by Natter » 07 Nov 2016 07:31

Yes, that's the place I posted above, but I reckon it has changed since 1944?
v60pih wrote:Pictures: https://www.bunkerbehoud.com/walch/kyff-txt.php
(choose on the left "torpedobatterij"
This is the ordinary torpedobattery, not the "spinne-battery"...

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by Natter » 07 Nov 2016 07:38

jopaerya wrote:The date is on these documents are 30-09-1944 and the 07-10-1944 , these documents are old kopy's from the BAMA .
Sofar I have never seen any other information from Spinne torpedo's in naval KTB in the Atlantikwall.
Thanks. Exactly my point - it's strange how little info there is to be found.
For example, in Norway and Denmark there's a lot of allied intelligence-reports available (based on information gathered from the resistanse etc.). Is the same type of information from France/ Belgium/ Netherlands not available in similar form?
jopaerya wrote:On the picture you can also see the lighthouse that should be used as observation post, so on the left the Keizersbolwerk.
Thanks - I get a better image of the bastion at least. I think the molenbattery must have been established in the harbour to the right.

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by jopaerya » 07 Nov 2016 08:49

Looking at the date's of the Spinne torpedo in Vlissingen, most of the other place's on the list were liberated or enclosed .

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by Natter » 07 Nov 2016 23:33

jopaerya wrote:Looking at the date's of the Spinne torpedo in Vlissingen, most of the other place's on the list were liberated or enclosed.
Yes, thats true.
It leaves the question of the fate of the remaining batteries... Of the original 35, 14 ended up in Denmark. How many ended up in Germany and Netherland and/or how many were demolished (either by the germans, or by allied actions)..?

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by jopaerya » 15 Nov 2016 20:23

Is this the wellknown Yugoslavian torpedo batterie ?? ( NARA )

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by jopaerya » 16 Nov 2016 08:31

Thank you very much Luda and :welcome:

The torpedo's are heavely defended by lobsters and morey eels :D :D :D :D :D
A picture of the old torpedo battery from Ebay

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by jopaerya » 25 Nov 2016 09:18

From NARA
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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by Natter » 02 Dec 2016 13:02

jopaerya wrote:Is this the wellknown Yugoslavian torpedo batterie ?? ( NARA )
jopaerya wrote:From NARA
Very interesting finds. Do you have the archive-references (PG and/or roll-numbers)?

Some information in the last document seems odd and don't add up with known fatcs, but maybe due to being produced by Heer..?
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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by Natter » 02 Dec 2016 13:08

Photo from ebay showing a german torpedobattery at the italian naval base in La Spezia (finally, I got an answer to the question I had about the front-page of "39-45 Magazine" in 2004...):
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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by jopaerya » 02 Dec 2016 14:39

(1) T 1022 Roll 2550 PG 46511 ( Adm. Adria ) page 0764
(2) T 314 Roll 1629 ( LXXXIX A.K. ) page 999 and 1000

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by Natter » 02 Dec 2016 15:25

Thanks :)

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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by forttravel » 16 Jan 2017 22:17

Drawing of typical torpedo bunker with launching device casamate and observation/fire control post.
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Re: Torpedo Bunkers in Norway

Post by AvB » 17 Jan 2017 16:13

Very nice! What's the source?

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