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German Submarine, UB-110. Photo of Control room looking aft, starboard side

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This image shows manhole to periscope wall, valve wheels for flooding and blowing. Hanwheels for periscope gear, air pressure gauges. The UB-110 sunk after attacking a merchant shipping convoy near Hartlepool in July 1918. It was then salvaged and transferred to Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson Ltd. Dry Docks (Wallsend), with an order to restore her to fighting state. The order cancelled following Armistice and she was scrapped thereafter. Taken from the Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. Shipbuilders Collection Date: November 1918 Reference no. DS.SWH/5/3/2/14/1/26 This photograph was selected by Paul Gibson as part of the 'Uncovering Archives Photography' Workshop held at Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives in November 2012. See Paul's response to this image here: www.flickr.com/photos/28300738@N07/8341111085/in/pool-unc... Find out more about the project here: www.flickr.com/groups/uncoveringarchivesphotography/ More images of the U-Boat 110 can be viewed here. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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