RARE ,X7, Midget Submarine(X Craft) Relic piece

RARE ,X7, Midget Submarine(X Craft) Relic piece

Relic X7 Midget Submarine piece

RARE ,X7, Midget Submarine(X Craft) Relic piece

£425.00

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£425.00

Relic X7 Midget Submarine piece

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Description

Very Rare Engine flow regulator,solid brass piece,(heavy).This piece is from the X7 which its operational source was to sink the Tirpitz .

Commander Lt Basil C G Place

Crew S-Lt R Aitkin. Lt Whittam. ERA Whiteley.

The X Crafts first deployment was on Sept 1943,six X Crafts went out to neutralise the heavy German warships based in Northern Norway.Two of the X crafts successfully laid charges under the Tirpitz the rest were lost or returned to base, the X7 got entangled in the torpedo nets after passing through the boom,but she managed to drop both charges under the Tirpitz , but unfortunately got entangled again on her way out and they had to scuttle her.Only Place who escaped through the top and Aitkin through the bottom survived as the other two were unable to escape.

The German Navy raised the X7 following the attack , but this was only the stern section . The remains of the X7 were finally raised in 1974.

Place was awarded the VC

Aitkin was awarded the DSO

The main hull of this Midget submarine is residing at Duxford.

Size of piece 9 inch x 8 inch

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