U-Boat Bases and Bunkers: Lorient: The two Dombunkers were accessed through a turntable that could feed six separate work areas, two of which were protected by the Dombunkers. A U-Boat was winched onto the turntable, the turntable oriented to the designated work area, and then the U-Boat was winched off the turntable into the work area.
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