Building the 'E Class' Drawing 2/2

Picture of 'E Class' Drawing 2

Allied D & E class submarines were similar in design to German U-boats. Consequently, some were lost to friendly fire. Unlike later boats, AE2 was not equipped with a gun, leaving it defenceless while surfaced, and unable to attack smaller enemy vessels unsuited to torpedo attack.

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NAA: MP551/1, 109/52

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