Navis Neptun 1074 U805 Type IXC 40 submarine, 1943 1/1250
Navis Neptun waterline model of U805, a WW2 type IXC 40 U Boat finished as newly built, 1943.
U805 was ordered in April 1941, construction beginning in December 1942 at Deutsche Schiff und Maschinebau, Bremen. The boat commissioned 12 February 1944 under the command of Kptlt Richard Bernardelli. Following training and working up U805 undertook just one war patrol begining in March 1945 and was surrendered to the US Navy at Portsmouth, NH 15th May 1945.
A larger fleet boat which Doenitz used to attack coastal shipping off the US eastern seaboard. Although they had longer endurance, they were slower to dive and most of these submarines were sunk by the Allies.