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|10||States the Type IA was introduced in 1932||The only two of this type (U-25 and U-26) were built in 1935/1936.|
|10||Lists Type IA as displacing 800t.||Correct displacement figures for Type IA are 862 (sf); 983 (sm); 1200 (total).|
|10||Lists U-25 as sunk on 3 August, 1940.||U-25 was sunk on 1 August.|
|10||Lists U-25 as having a 50-man crew.||U-25 had a crew of 49.|
|10||States that the Type IA had a 43-man crew, even though just above the book (also erroneously) states that U-25, a boat of this type, had a 50-man crew.||On their final missions, U-25 had a crew of 49, and U-26 had a crew of 48.|
|11||Type IIB statistics show maximum diving depth as 80m.||Actual maximum diving depth for this type was 150m.|
|11||The text stating how many of each Type II boat were built reads "A total of 50 Type II units were built, including six Type IIAs, 20 IIBs, eight IICs and IIDs." Either the number for IID was left out, or it is meant that 8 each of IIC and IID were built.||Sixteen IIDs were built.|
|11||Vesikko is incorrectly spelled as Visikko.||Correct spelling is Vesikko.|
|11||Gives statistics for "Type II" as if Types IIA, IIB, IIC and IID were identical. For example, statistics for speed and length actually differ among all types, but are given in the caption as identical for all four.||Of course the subtypes of Type II differ one from another in several specifications.|
|11||States the Type II carried 6 torpedoes.||All Type II boats carried 5 torpedoes.|
|11||States the IID could carry up to 8 mines, making it sound as if it was the only one of the four that carried mines.||Every boat of this type could carry mines; also, the maximum was 12, not 8.|
|11||Range for Type IIB given as 2,700 miles.||The Type IIB's range was 3,100 miles.|
|11||Gives the range for Type IID as 4,400 miles.||The Type IID's range was 5,650 miles.|