The German U-boat Type VIIC was the workhorse of the German submarine force, during WW2. With 568 commissioned, the Type VIIC was an effective fighting machine and was seen almost everywhere U-boats operated, wreaking havoc to Allied shipping lanes.

Manned by a crew of 35, the U-Boat Type VIIC was armed with 12 electric torpedoes and an 8.8mm anti-ship cannon mounted on a platform ahead of the conning tower, in addition to a 2cm AA gun.

Border Model‘s 1/35 DKM Type VIIC U-Boat Upper Deck, item No: BS-001, kit features:

  • Highly detailed kit featuring riveted hull and perforated deck panels.60cm long waterline deck and conning tower.
  • Highly detailed conning tower internal structure with dials, panels, periscope mast, antennas and 2cm AA gun.
  • Single piece, slide moulded delicate railing for the conning tower.
  • 88mm deck gun with metal barrel, ammunition boxes, and shells.
  • G7e torpedo with lading equipment for depicting the loading process.
  • 1 PE fret.
  • 3 marking options for 3 during 1942.
  • 2 separately available crew figures to depict either torpedo loading or deck gun action scene.