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    U-boat on post-war tour of England.

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    U-boats visit the South Coast. Poole, Dorset

    Captured -- or surrendered -- German submarine on display in towns on the south coast of England; raising funds for charities from money people pay for an up-close look at the dreaded U-boat! tracking shot from boat along the waterfront in port of Poole; U-boat is parked right along the water's edge; houses built just a few yards in BG. Some ordinary English citizens walk on top of the sub. Examining things. Crowd on shore. Another shot moving away. Closer shot panning on long line waiting to go on board submarine; then past U-boat again; with more curious tourists having a look.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:32:00 / 01:53:39:00
    ON 114 F

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  1. Unknown user says

    See the following chronology of SM "U-107" during her final days.
    18th to 20th Nov 1918
    SM "U-107" sailed under the command of Kapitänleutnant Kurt Siewert from Heligoland to Harwich for delivery.

    12th Dec 1918
    It further sailed from Harwich to Portland.

    14th Dec 1918
    It arrived at Portland

    05th Jan 1919
    It sailed from Portland to Poole

    17th Jan 1919
    It sailed from Poole to Portland

    31st Jan 1919
    The Head of the Japanese Naval Delegation (In WW I Japan was an Ally to the US, France, Italy and the UK and was rewarded a "booty" of some German U-Boats after the war), Rear Admiral Kozo Sato, intervened at Portland to the RN that the U-Boat SM "UC-99" earmarked to be given to Japan is leaking and not fit for the transfer intended to Japan. Therefore, he proposed to receive SM "U-107" instead. The RN denied that claiming SM "U-107" to be given to the US. The Japanese then were shown at Pembroke the U-Boats SM "UC-92" and SM "U-112" as replacement "booty".

    26th Mar 1919
    SM "U-1

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