U-190

The U-190 was a type IXC/40 German U-boat

BUILT: AG Waser, Bremen
KEEL LAID: 8 Oct 1941
LAUNCHED: 8 June 1942
COMMISSIONED: 24 Sep 1942
SURRENDERED to the RCN: 12 May 1945
COMMISSIONED into the RCN: June 1945
RCN anti-submarine training: 7 Sep 1945 until 24 July 1947
SUNK: 21 Oct 1947 off Newfoundland

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U-190 in St. John’s Newfoundland in 1945.
Photo by Leading Aircraftman, Arnold McCarthy, who was involved in it's capture when it surrendered.

It was a type IXC/40 German WWII submarine.

It was commissioned into the RCN for testing and evaluation until 1947.

In October 1947 the U190 was sunk by the RCN near the position where
the minesweeper HMCS ESQUIMALT had been torpedoed by the U190.



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Rim valve depth gauge tally plate from U0190 in museum

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U-190 type IXC U-boat bridge plan drawings (by John Webber)

U-190 Bridge and gun deck looking aft

The DND photos below are courtesy Dave Shirlaw.

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COPY U190 SURRENDER DOCUMENT

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LOADING TORPEDO INTO U-190 DURING RCN TRIALS IN 1945

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U-190 bridge (courtesy U-boat archive, Germany)

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U-190 (courtesy U-boat archive, Germany)

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U-190 in dock (courtesy U-boat archive, Germany)

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U-190 photo taken by Robert Haden

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U-190 photo taken by Robert Haden