- HC Stülcken & Sohn
Infobox Defunct Company
company_name = HC Stülcken & Sohn
foundation = 1840
defunct = 1966
num_employees = ~1,600
HC Stülcken & Sohn (also known as Stülcken-Werft) was a German
shipbuildingcompany located in Hamburg.
World War Ithe company built one single U-boatfor the Kaiserliche Marine, the U-157, which under command of the famous Max Valentinerundertook the longest cruise in the war from November 27, 1917to April 15, 1918, a total of 139 days. During World War IIthe company built 24 VIIC U-boats for the Kriegsmarine.
After the war the company constructed several vessels for the
Bundesmarine. In the 1950s the company developed the socalled Stülcken derrick, a lifting device for very heavy cargo.
In 1966 the company was absorbed by
Blohm + Voss.
hips built by HC Stülcken & Sohn (selection)
* No. 5 Elbe (1883)
* 5 x
Köln class frigates (1958 - 1962)
* 4 x
Hamburg class destroyers (1959 - 1963)
* Deutschland (A59) (1959)
* U-157 (1916)
* 24 x Type VIIC submarines (1939 - 1944)
* [http://www.uboat.net/wwi/types/shipyards.html?yard=St%FClcken+Sohn%2C+Hamburg Summary of "HC Stülcken & Sohn"'s World War I U-boats]
* [http://www.uboat.net/technical/shipyards/stulcken.htm Summary of "HC Stülcken & Sohn"'s World War II U-boats]
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