U-Boat Type XXIII

Scale 1/144

SKU S.004

Manufacturer ICM

Price: £9.99

1 in stock

1 in stock


The Type XXIII was a smaller U-Boat variant initially launched in April 1944. The type only carried two torpedoes, and these had to be loaded externally, that is how cramped the interior of this type was!

While 61 boats were commissioned, only six were operational during 1945. Seven more were in various stages of work-up when they were lost to accidents, mines, or in one case, to an enemy aircraft.

Of the six operational examples, four were responsible for the sinking of five ships before the end of the war.

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