Moving the
U-505

Over several days, the team guided
the U-505 submarine 1,000 feet to
its new home.

MOVING THE U-505

The Final Journey

Imagine the unique engineering challenges involved in moving the U-505. How do you move a National Historic landmark that weighs as much as three Statues of Liberty and is nearly a city block long? Then, once it is moved, how do you lower it four stories into a new exhibit space?