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The submarine WILHELM BAUER is moored in the Old Port of Bremerhaven. It is maintained by the Verein Technikmuseum U-Boat WILHELM BAUER e.V.
The submarine WILHELM BAUER (formerly U 2540) was built in 1945 at the Blohm & Voss shipyard as a warship. Today it is a museum ship in the Old Port of Bremerhaven. In 1983, the Board of Trustees for the Promotion of the German Maritime Museum e.V. took over the submarine. Today it is maintained by the Verein Technikmuseum U-Boot WILHELM BAUER e.V.
The small submarine type XXVII was used in the last year of the Second World War. Discover the background of the fascination and horror of the SEEHUND in our exhibition.
During the First World War, merchant submarines were supposed to render the British trade blockade ineffective. Two were built, but only the DEUTSCHLAND transported trade goods twice.