U-534

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U-534

German U-boat U-534 mysteriously refused to surrender at the end of World War Two, and was on a northerly course from Denmark when it was attacked, and sunk, by an RAF Liberator. Most of the crew survived. The wreck was recovered in 1993 and now sits in Birkenhead. The ship itself has been cut away to reveal its rusted and destroyed interior. There is also an interesting exhibition.

Note - closed as of 2021 and under new management. Watch press for announcements of reopening.

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Woodside Ferry Terminal
Birkenhead
County
Merseyside
Post Code
CH41 6DV
Main Historic Period
Modern
Useful Website Address
Tip/Nearby
Combine with a Mersey Ferry trip
Primary Management
Local Authority

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