U-8047 is a Replica Submarine, which is moored at Clarence Dock (Leeds)
Clarence Dock (Leeds)
Clarence Dock is a shopping and leisure destination in central Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It also hosts a large residential population in waterside apartments, as well as a significant office presence....

 UK. The name U-8047 was the brainchild of Laurel Howarth, secretary of U-8047 TRUST and represents a car number plate distorted version of U-boat
U-boat is the anglicized version of the German word U-Boot , itself an abbreviation of Unterseeboot , and refers to military submarines operated by Germany, particularly in World War I and World War II...

. The 45 foot narrowboat, skipered by Capt.Richard Williams has been converted, both inside and out, in to a Submarine Museum, which opens its doors to teach historical education to children.

The U-8047 Replica Submarine
U-8047 Replica Submarine
U-8047 Replica Submarine is a floating museum that has travelled along the Leeds Liverpool Canal, to facilitate historical education to children. Currently moored at Clarence Dock UK, the 45 foot narrowboat has been converted, both inside and out, in to a replica submarine, which opens its doors...

 Museum opens daily throughout the year; where visitors can come aboard and walk through the boat. The tour starts with the captain’s cabin, with charts, maps and WWII memorabilia, a working galley & heads, a control room
Control room
A control room is a room serving as an operations centre where a facility or service can be monitored and controlled. Examples include:*in television production, the master control is the technical hub of a broadcast operation common among most over-the-air television stations, television networks...

, with sonar
Sonar is a technique that uses sound propagation to navigate, communicate with or detect other vessels...

, radar
Radar is an object-detection system which uses radio waves to determine the range, altitude, direction, or speed of objects. It can be used to detect aircraft, ships, spacecraft, guided missiles, motor vehicles, weather formations, and terrain. The radar dish or antenna transmits pulses of radio...

, periscope
A periscope is an instrument for observation from a concealed position. In its simplest form it consists of a tube with mirrors at each end set parallel to each other at a 45-degree angle....

, helm position and radio
Radio is the transmission of signals through free space by modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible light. Electromagnetic radiation travels by means of oscillating electromagnetic fields that pass through the air and the vacuum of space...

 area and a forward torpedo
The modern torpedo is a self-propelled missile weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with it or in proximity to it.The term torpedo was originally employed for...

room, with crew bunks, torpedo’s, anchor locker and Brigg, which contains a chained prisoner.
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