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NEW GERMAN SUBMARINE.

LINDFIELD'S CAPTAIN

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LONDON, Way 14

Captain Norberg of the barque Lindfield describes the submarine U 70. It had, he said, an

emergency surface speed of 25 knots, below surface a speed of 15 knots, carried two guns, 600 shells and ten torpedoes and was to be absent from the base from 30 to 40 days. When it observed a British destroyer it sank ten fathoms in fifty seconds. The air was good even after submersion ol five hours.

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NEW GERMAN SUBMARINE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3546, 16 May 1916

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NEW GERMAN SUBMARINE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3546, 16 May 1916

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