Having fun in Logonna
After a long and hard patrol, an U-boater has the right for a return celebration. Also the hard time between the patrols, if no holiday was possible, need some pleasure possibilities.
We have purchased the manor house of Logonna to give our crews the possibility
to relax and have fun.
Our service crew in preparation for a return dinner.
From the left:
Mireille and Barbara, our waitresses (and nothing else, so keep your fingers away!)
Karl Reitmüller, our cook, always having deliciuos snacks prepared, if someone falls in.
Jochen Puttkammer, first steward and very known in bringing "tired" sailors to their rooms.
"Jubel, Trubel, Heiterkeit!"
The crew of U-116, Obltn. Hoffmann is celebrating her return from
their first succesfull patrol.
We are offering a full load of beer, german and local drinks, french and
german wines and of course non-alcoholics (but they are not often
Prices are low and even if a sailor runs out of money, there will be
always someone around offering him a beer.
"Spanferkel am Spieß" is the speciality of our cook.
Notify the manor-house in the background with it's camouflgae painting.
(A great idea of the Standortkommandeur of Brest)
No allied pilot will wonder where the road ends and their archives will not have the disappeared
Ready or not, we'll start!
The porkling is not offered every day. But U-boaters find very easy a
reason for celebrating.
The reputation of our house is well known among the other bases.
We often get visitors from other flotillas, enjoying our locations.
Here, Philip Thomsen -namesake of our CO - from the 7th. is joining one of our parties
with his crewmembers.
(If your Internetbrowser supports mp3-files, klick
on the face of Herr Thomsen to hear
You will always find comrades here for fun and debatting new tactics on u-boat and
women combat techniques.
If these three guys in front are not so funny as you like it, take a closer look at Conny,
one of our chanteuses and member of the "very special task-group".
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